We are establishing new strategies for molecular plant breeding, novel approaches to biological control and new tools for enhancing resilience of ecosystems.
We are exploring the relationships between plants, pests and their biological control agents in order to develop and improve natural ways of protecting plants and improving ecosystems.
We are developing innovative tools and principles to study the dynamics of biological invasions and make predictions about future pest, pathogen or weed threats.
The Bio-Protection Research Centre is finding innovative, natural and sustainable solutions to protect New Zealand's plant-based, productive ecosystems from pests, diseases and weeds.
The Kauri Dieback Symposium will be held in Hokianga on the 14/15 February 2015. Find out about the latest research in this area, and discuss the future plans for managing this disease.
Sat 14 Feb 2015 - 9:00am to Sun 15 Feb 2015 - 2:00pm