13 Sep 2019

Choosing the Right Genes

From Country Life, 9:12 pm on 13 September 2019
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Photo: RNZ/Carol Stiles

Dr David Chagne and his team from Plant and Food Research are working on ways to speed up improvements consumers and industry want to see in our plants and crops.

They're trying to find the genetic markers that control PSA tolerance in kiwifruit, the shelf-life of kiwiberries, the superfood traits of blueberries and crispness and flavour in apples.