Understanding the Science

Creating value through unique plant opportunities.

Frequently asked questions

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Novel endophyte technologies

Harvesting and sowing seeds are activities as old as civilisation. Innovative products and technologies add value to these ancient practices, and bring new opportunities to New Zealand livestock farmers... More information »

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Ryegrass endophyte options

AR37, Endo5, AR1... More information »

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MaxQ development

Tall fescue, grown on more than 35 million acres (the "tall fescue belt"), is the most widely spread pasture grass in the humid areas of the eastern USA (Stuedemann & Hoveland, 1988)... More information »

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AR37 Endophyte

The most recent novel endophyte, AR37 does not contain the alkaloid compounds of lolitrem B, peramine, or ergovaline, but does have a unique set of compounds called epoxy-janthitrems... More information »

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Leadership in endophyte technology

Taking endophytes from discovery to on-farm use... More information »

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Establishment and management of novel endophyte ryegrass pastures

To start with a clean paddock free of any growing perennial ryegrass and free of any existing ryegrass seed. This will generally mean elimination ryegrass from the old pastures between November and Autumn sowing... More information »

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Products & services
Collaborative research and project
management of plant technologies.
Development and licensing of plant varieties, grass endophytes and plant genes.
Protection of intellectual property through patents, trade marks and plant variety rights.
Production and sale of high quality early generation seedstock.
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Key successes

Avanex

A natural fungus (endophyte) that lives in grass and produces chemicals that make birds feel sick when ingested, but does not harm them. This endophytic grass also reduces... Read more »

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Latest news

Winner of the NZ Hi-Tech Awards 2012

At the 2012 New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards gala dinner held in Auckland on Friday 11th May, Grasslanz Technology Limited was presented with the HSBC Most Innovative Product from an Emerging Market Award for Agritech... Read more »

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