Products & Services

Creating value through unique plant opportunities.

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

Key technologies & capabilities

  • Grasslanz Technology forage cultivars sold internationally.
  • MaxQ® and MaxQIITMgrass endophyte sold in the USA.
  • AR1 and MaxP® grass endophyte sold in Australasia.
  • International seed company partners.
  • Plant and microbial genomics programme.
  • No.1 market position worldwide in proprietary grass endophytes.
  • High quality seed production in New Zealand

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Grasslanz Technology forage cultivars

Forage Product Handbook   Grasslanz Product Guide

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Novel endophyte technologies

Endophyte developments have been a major focus for Grasslanz Technology in recent years. Research undertaken by AgResearch (Grasslanz Technology’s parent company) in the endophyte area is world leading, and the technology has provided millions of dollars benefit to New Zealand primary industries since the release of the novel endophyte AR1 in 2000. The research for the development of AR1 was a major team effort by mycologists, chemist, agronomists, entomologists and plant breeders. Research into the identification, understanding, testing and commercialisation of an endophyte strain takes the best part of 20 years... More information on novel endophyte technologies »

 

 

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.
  More information »
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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