Seed Breeding

Back breeding to the future

As climate changes persist and attenuate, the human species is going to require tougher plants that can withstand far greater extremes of weather anomalies and variations. Most corporate, industrial and institutional breeders, however, both of plants and animals, are doing the exact opposite, regardless of their PR claims.

Moa Seed Farm

New Zealand’s first commercial seed farm.

A Koanga Institute member, Mrs Ruth Davidson, recently sent us a copy of Seed Growing in Central Otago: the Moa Farm by Helen Fluit, which is essentially her family story.