Sandy Lang - Scientist

Freelance scientist, researcher, writer, consultant & inventor

  Sandy Lang  


 

SANDY LANG

Dr Alexander (Sandy) Lang JP BSc PhD

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Education:

  • Born and educated in England
  • BSc Special botany (London University)
  • PhD Plant physiology/biophysics (London University)

Employment:

Research links:

Research specialities:

  • Whole-plant physiology/biophysics
  • Xylem physiology (plant water relations)
  • Phloem physiology (mechanism/control)
  • Carbon partitioning (balanced growth)
  • Fruit physiology (skin & flesh properties/disorders, mineral nutrition)
  • Sustainable production
  • Horticulture
  • Bird control

Crops:

  • Winegrapes
  • Apples
  • Kiwifruit
  • Cherries
  • Olives

Publications:

Websites:

  • Winstone Wallboards Ltd ¬∑ A commercial website to promote the use of gypsum in agriculture and horticulture
  • Olives New Zealand ¬∑ A co-authored, 20-chapter, Best Management Practice, web-manual for New Zealand's olive growers (members-only)

Patents:

  • Mechanical kiwifruit pollinator
  • Miniature peak-flow meter
  • Robotic bird scarer

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post: Sandy Lang Ltd
402 Muritai Road Eastbourne 5013
New Zealand

web: SandyLang.com

em: slang@xtra.co.nz

tel: +64 4 562 8753

cell: +64 21 222 0383

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