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Alexandra (Māori: Manuherikia or Areketanara) is a town in the Central Otago district of the South Island of New Zealand.
An ampoule (also ampul, ampule, or ampulla) is a small sealed vial which is used to contain and preserve a sample, usually a solid or liquid.
Auckland is a city in New Zealand's North Island.
The Auckland Domain is Auckland's oldest park, and at 75 hectares one of the largest in the city.
Bacteria (common noun bacteria, singular bacterium) is a type of biological cell.
A BioBlitz, also written without capitals as bioblitz, is an intense period of biological surveying in an attempt to record all the living species within a designated area.
Biodiversity, a portmanteau of biological (life) and diversity, generally refers to the variety and variability of life on Earth.
A biological specimen (also called a biospecimen) is a biological laboratory specimen held by a biorepository for research.
Botany, also called plant science(s), plant biology or phytology, is the science of plant life and a branch of biology.
In social science, the term built environment, or built world, refers to the human-made surroundings that provide the setting for human activity, ranging in scale from buildings to parks.
The carboNZero programme and CEMARS programme are the world’s first internationally accredited greenhouse gas (GHG) certification schemes under ISO 14065.
Christchurch (Ōtautahi) is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Canterbury Region.
In New Zealand, Crown Research Institutes (CRIs) are corporatised Crown entities charged with conducting scientific research.
Daniel Carlsson Solander or Daniel Charles Solander (19 February 1733 – 13 May 1782) was a Swedish naturalist and an Apostle of Carl Linnaeus.
David A. Wardle is a Swedish-New Zealand ecologist.
The Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) is a now-defunct government science agency in New Zealand, founded in 1926 and broken into Crown Research Institutes in 1992.
Dunedin (Ōtepoti) is the second-largest city in the South Island of New Zealand, and the principal city of the Otago region.
A biophysical environment is a biotic and abiotic surrounding of an organism or population, and consequently includes the factors that have an influence in their survival, development, and evolution.
New Zealand flax describes the common New Zealand perennial plants Phormium tenax and Phormium colensoi, known by the Māori names harakeke and wharariki respectively.
Freeze drying, also known as lyophilisation or cryodessication, is a low temperature dehydration process which involves freezing the product, lowering pressure, then removing the ice by sublimation.
In botany, a fruit is the seed-bearing structure in flowering plants (also known as angiosperms) formed from the ovary after flowering.
A fungus (plural: fungi or funguses) is any member of the group of eukaryotic organisms that includes microorganisms such as yeasts and molds, as well as the more familiar mushrooms.
Gavan Herlihy (born 16 January 1947) is a former New Zealand politician.
Gregor William Yeates, publishing as GW Yeates (19 May 1944 – 6 August 2012),Death Notice, page 23, Manawatu Standard, 8 August 2012 was a New Zealand soil zoologist and ecologist.
Hagley Park is the largest urban open space (164.637 hectares), Christchurch City Council; New Zealand.
Hamilton (Kirikiriroa) is a city in the North Island of New Zealand.
Harry Howard Barton Allan (27 April 1882 – 29 October 1957) was a New Zealand teacher, botanist, scientific administrator and writer.
A herbarium (plural: herbaria) is a collection of preserved plant specimens and associated data used for scientific study.
The International Collection of Microorganisms from Plants (ICMP) is a major international culture collection of live bacteria, fungi, and chromists based in Auckland, New Zealand.
An introduced species (alien species, exotic species, non-indigenous species, or non-native species) is a species living outside its native distributional range, which has arrived there by human activity, either deliberate or accidental.
Invertebrates are animals that neither possess nor develop a vertebral column (commonly known as a backbone or spine), derived from the notochord.
Captain James Cook (7 November 1728Old style date: 27 October14 February 1779) was a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the Royal Navy.
Jane Taylor is a former barrister based in Queenstown, New Zealand who is now serving as the Chair of New Zealand Post.
Sir Joseph Banks, 1st Baronet, (19 June 1820) was an English naturalist, botanist and patron of the natural sciences.
Kete are traditional baskets made and used by New Zealand's Māori people.
Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research is one of New Zealand's Crown Research Institutes.
Lincoln is a town in the Selwyn District, in the Canterbury Region of New Zealand's South Island.
Liquid nitrogen is nitrogen in a liquid state at an extremely low temperature.
A microscope slide is a thin flat piece of glass, typically 75 by 26 mm (3 by 1 inches) and about 1 mm thick, used to hold objects for examination under a microscope.
Native plants are plants indigenous to a given area in geologic time.
Nelson (Whakatū) is a city on the eastern shores of Tasman Bay.
The nematodes or roundworms constitute the phylum Nematoda (also called Nemathelminthes).
In biology, an organism (from Greek: ὀργανισμός, organismos) is any individual entity that exhibits the properties of life.
The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth's oceanic divisions.
Palmerston North (Te Papa-i-Oea) is a city in the North Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Manawatu-Wanganui region.
Plants are mainly multicellular, predominantly photosynthetic eukaryotes of the kingdom Plantae.
A plant cuticle is a protecting film covering the epidermis of leaves, young shoots and other aerial plant organs without periderm.
A quarantine is used to separate and restrict the movement of people; it is a 'a restraint upon the activities or communication of persons or the transport of goods designed to prevent the spread of disease or pests', for a certain period of time.
Research comprises "creative and systematic work undertaken to increase the stock of knowledge, including knowledge of humans, culture and society, and the use of this stock of knowledge to devise new applications." It is used to establish or confirm facts, reaffirm the results of previous work, solve new or existing problems, support theorems, or develop new theories.
Ross Ewen Beever (3 January 1946 – 3 June 2010) was a New Zealand geneticist and mycologist.
Saint Heliers is an affluent seaside suburb of Auckland with a population of 4824.
Scion, a company officially registered as New Zealand Forest Research Institute Limited, is a New Zealand Crown Research Institute (CRI).
A seed is an embryonic plant enclosed in a protective outer covering.
Sustainability is the process of change, in which the exploitation of resources, the direction of investments, the orientation of technological development and institutional change are all in harmony and enhance both current and future potential to meet human needs and aspirations.
Tamaki (Maori: "Tāmaki") is a small suburb of East Auckland, 11 kilometres from the Auckland CBD, in the North Island of New Zealand.
In zoological nomenclature, a type species (species typica) is the species name with which the name of a genus or subgenus is considered to be permanently taxonomically associated, i.e., the species that contains the biological type specimen(s).
The University of Auckland (Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau) is the largest university in New Zealand, located in the country's largest city, Auckland.
Wellington (Te Whanganui-a-Tara) is the capital city and second most populous urban area of New Zealand, with residents.
Wood is a porous and fibrous structural tissue found in the stems and roots of trees and other woody plants.