Australian researchers have embarked on a mission to better understand the role of weeds and volunteer cereals – known as the green bridge – in promoting the survival and spread of the nation’s newest broadacre crop pest, Russian wheat aphid (RWA).
Research for Agriculture is a new initiative to bridge the gap between quality research and audience. Founded by a team of communications professionals and in partnership with The Gets, a Sydney-based publishing company with a number of agriculture brands, Research for Agriculture is establishing an…
Imagine hanging out in a rainforest with orang-utans without having to leave your lounge room. Then imagine how the impact of threats to their habitat may become more real to you as a result.
An improved wastewater system using algae to accelerate the breakdown of effluent presents Australian rural communities with a significant breakthrough in cheaper and more efficient wastewater management, Flinders University researchers confirm in a new report.
While there has been heated debate in agricultural and political circles about whether climate change is real, data being presented at the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s (GRDC) Grains Research Updates in Goondiwindi shows the average temperature for the region has increased since 1950, while…
Newly-published research by an international team including scientists from Western Sydney University and CSIRO has found that younger, regrowing forests are much more capable of taking carbon dioxide out of the air and storing it away than older established forests. In research published in the…