AgResearch - ZeaKal

| June 30, 2016

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Improving New Zealand’s most important crop, perennial ryegrass has lead two enterprising scientists Dr Nick Roberts and Dr Greg Bryan on an exciting journey of discovery and innovation. Born out of their world leading science is their latest venture a biotechnology startup called ZeaKal. Their company utilizes the technology and skills polished while leading the forage improvement teams at AgResearch. Their next-generation biology focuses on increasing plants’ intrinsic photosynthetic capacity. The plants can therefore harvest more sunlight, fix more carbon dioxide and do so with less water. For farmers, this means better seed and grain yield with forecasted yield improvements by as much as 20 percent.

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The laboratory specialises in tissue culture multiplication of garden plants. It is a family run business established and successfully operating since 1984. We cooperate with top research institutions and have in in-depth knowledge of plants biology.

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