Tomatoes and other fruits and flowers taste and smell sweet due to natural plant chemicals called ‘apocarotenoids’. I’m developing a method for measuring these. Once we can measure these important chemicals, we can start to identify plant varieties with more appealing tastes and smells. John Rivers is a PhD student in plant sciences.
60 minutes (flexible)
Years 10 -12
Number of students
Weekdays excluding public holidays. Please contact us for availability throughout the rest of the year. At least 1 months’ notice required