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scigest - Plant & Food Research podcasts

The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Ltd

Welcome to scigest - podcast-sized servings of digestible science from the world of Plant & Food Research! Scigest is a podcast channel hosted by scientists at Plant & Food Research who are passionate about communicating science as well as helping s...Show More

21:31 | Oct 3rd, 2018

When climate change becomes imminent, what can growers do to adapt to extreme weather events to sustain their production or even thrive in the new normal? This week environmental scientist Dr Brent Clothier talks about different levels of adaptation ...Show More

21:04 | Sep 23rd, 2018

How can New Zealand prepare for the shifting global protein demands as the flexitarian diet becomes more mainstream? For the first time on Scigest, we have two guests: Dr Jocelyn Eason, General Manager of Food Innovation and Tracey Phelps from our Co...Show More
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26:26 | Oct 10th

This week Blue Plunkett talks with scientist Andrew Dare about his journey to become a molecular biologist. Andrew talks about his special interest in secondary metabolites of plants – in particular, phloridzin, a metabolite that is only found in app...Show More

1:02:52 | Sep 26th

In this special edition recorded at the Horticulture Conference 2019, Plant & Food Research GM Science Food Innovation Jocelyn Eason, NZ's first ever MasterChef winner Brett McGregor and renowned food writer Niki Bezzant explore the growing plant-bas...Show More

47:08 | Sep 12th

Hi all, this week researchers Andrew Dare, Blue Plunkett, Jay Jayaraman and Tom Saunders will update you on a range of news topics: "lungs" in plants, improving the flu vaccine, a trending #InMice movement, and hydrogen as a potential superconductor....Show More
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