July 1, 2009

Improving ecosystem services in vineyards

Researchers: Steve Wratten, Marco Jacometti, Te Ari Prendergast, Shona Sam, Samantha Scarratt, Sofia Orre and Jean Thompson Ecosystem services (ES) or nature’s services are provided by living ecosystems for the...

May 1, 2008

Bird Control

For many the annual tussle to decide who harvests the grapes – the winery or clouds of pillaging starlings – is over. Lincoln based researcher Dr Valerie Saxton is an authority on...

September 30, 2007

Mulching research leads to top award

NZ Grape Grower, 30 September 2007 Research into the impact of undervine mulching at Seresin Estate’s vineyard in Marlborough has won a Lincoln University scientist top honours in the 2007...

August 17, 2007

Green wine lifts bottom line

The New Zealand Herald, 17 August 2007 Climate change has focused attention on environmentally sound practices throughout the commercial world, if only because consumers are increasingly averse to buying products...

June 23, 2007

Unique trial in Waipara

Northern Outlook, 23 June 2007 Tens of thousands of native trees and shrubs have been planted in Waipara in what is believed to be a world-first attempt to naturally control...

June 20, 2007

Lincoln graduate a MacDiarmid Young Scientist of the Year winner

Lincoln University graduate Dr Marco Jacometti of Christchurch, is one of five category winners named in Auckland on 20 June at the 2007 MacDiarmid Young Scientist of the Year awards....

May 1, 2007

Wine haze research

Food NZ, April/May 2007, Vol 7, No 2 A Lincoln University summer scholarship has developed new protocols for characterising the hazes that can form in wines, opening the way for...

March 31, 2007

Other Visitors

Other recent visitors to the Centre include: Ken Isaac, a teacher from the Wairarapa, New Zealand, assisted with the development of a tannin assay and helped with various viticulture and...

March 1, 2007

Studying the effects of UV radiation on grape composition and wine quality

Increasing levels of UV radiation reaching the earth’s surface due to the depletion on the ozone layer can have a profound effect upon plant growth and development. Pictured are three...

February 22, 2007

Dr Bruce Archibald

Dr Bruce Archibald, the Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs for Ontario visited the Centre for Viticulture and Oenology in February 2007. The visit was...

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