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Scion, ArborGen sign deal

Crown Research Institute Scion and ArborGen LLC have signed a multi-million dollar partnership deal.


Chilean President visits Industrial Research

Areas of mutual scientific and technological co-operation between New Zealand and Chile were discussed during a recent visit to Industrial Research by Chilean President Michelle Bachelet and Prime Minister Helen Clark.


Potential tool for possum population control

AgResearch scientists have found two enteroviruses in wild possums that could be used to carry vaccines for possum biocontrols such as contraception.


Possum in a pickle

A recent trip to the UK to present breakthrough research in possum biocontrol led to an unlikely meeting for AgResearch scientist Dr Gail Shuttleworth.


Biotechnology for beginners

2006 Teacher Fellow Barbara Ryan has just completed her book 'Biotechnology for Beginners', the result of a year working with the Biotechnology Learning Hub and in association with AgResearch, Crop and Food, and HortResearch


Pastoral greenhouse work praised

Work carried out by the Pastoral Greenhouse Gas Research Consortium (PGGRC), of which AgResearch is a member, has won endorsement in an independent review.


Ensis organises national soils conference

Some $2.16 billion of GDP could be at risk if we fail to look after the quality of New Zealand's soil and water resources. The 2006 Soils & Society Conference signals the link of soil to social well being. Ensis is the unincorporated joint venture between Crown Research Institute, Scion and Australia's CSIRO.


Expat plants could threaten biosecurity


Genetic discovery at heart of AgResearch joint venture

AgResearch is part of a new joint venture that will have huge benefits for both the health and pastoral sectors.


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Subsidiaries, associates, joint ventures

  • Atlastech
  • Grasslands Innovation
  • Biopolymer Network
  • VARNZ Ltd
  • Veritec
  • EnCoate
  • Enviro-Mark Solutions
  • BioPacific Ventures
  • National Land Resource Centre (NLRC)
  • Clone International
  • farmax
  • Prevar
  • PhytaGro, Inc
  • EcoGene
  • grasslanz
  • Virtual Institute of Statistical Genetics