The Hill Country Futures programme is supporting the next generation of researchers and improving New Zealand’s future research capability through several postgraduate scholarships.
Thinzar Soe Myint
Thinzar Soe is a PhD student from Myanmar who is supported by an NZAID scholarship. Her work is most applicable to summer safe environments in New Zealand and feeds into Theme 3.
“My field work investigates the growth of perennial ryegrass, white clover and plantain with and without nitrogen and examines the changes in botanical composition and pasture quality over time. The aim is to understand the interactions within the pastures and determine factors that affect the ability of plantain to remain as an important contributor to feed supply over several years.”