16 Jun 2017

Geneticists join the fight against myrtle rust

From Nine To Noon, 9:09 am on 16 June 2017

Geneticists are hoping to discover genes which could protect manuka trees from myrtle rust. 46 cases of myrtle rust have been recorded in Taranaki, Northland and Bay of Plenty with Ministry of Primary Industry Officials scrambling to prevent it from spreading further.