Alpha Research offers an independent contract research and development service to pesticide manufacturers and distributors and to seed and fertiliser distributors or agents. We specialise in pesticide research, fertiliser development, vegetable crop testing, horticultural research, agricultural research, market garden evaluation, fruit testing and seed research.

The company is managed and field trials directed by Paul Munro, a graduate of Lincoln University, Canterbury. Paul has had extensive previous experience with Lincoln University, Shell Chemicals and Cyanamid.