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Joint Graduate School in Dairy Research and Innovation

On-farm systems

Current research in this area is: Molecular plant-microbe interactions: understanding the molecular host specificity of bioprotective symbionts of forage grass; identifying new symbionts of pasture plant species; and characterising regulatory mechanisms of plant-regulated fungal genes.  Looking at the farm systems, land and environment, forage improvement, animal nutrition and health, animal productivity.   Dairy farm waste water treatment, water and soil remediation and micropollutant control technologies and water decontamination.

Specific topic areas include

  • Land and Environment
  • Forage
  • On Farm Systems


Potential supervisors in this area

University of Auckland staff:


University of Auckland and partner staff (co-appointed)