Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

EPA applications and approvals

Indicator details

EPA applications and approvals

  2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14
New organisms 2 11 2 1 2 0 2
Hazardous substances 0 0 0 0 1 1 0


  1. APP202024 to import into containment six tropical plant species (Mikania micrantha, Passiflora rubra, Passiflora laurifolia, Passiflora maliformis, Allophylus timorensis and Wollastonia biflora) for assessing potential biocontrol agents, and for producing clean cultures of biocontrol agents for export.
    Application Decision: Approved with Controls.
  2. APP201532 to investigate micro-organisms in planta that are new to New Zealand, unwanted micro-organisms, or genetically modified micro-organisms, to enhance our understanding of microbial ecology, plant pathology and aid decisions relating to weed biocontrol and biosecurity. This application is to allow research into fungal biocontrol agent as planned in the Beever Plant Pathogen Containment Facility at Auckland.
    Application Decision: Approved with Controls.

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