Trials have been planted as part of a new research project to improve the productivity and profitability of soils with sodicity and transient salinity in low rainfall areas of the eastern grainbelt in Western Australia.
New research published in Nature Scientific Reports has found that a hormone produced by plants under stress can be applied to crops to alleviate the damage caused by salty soils. The team of researchers from Western Sydney University and the University of Queensland identified a…
New research from Motu Economic and Public Policy Research looks at whether New Zealand can change the way we use land to achieve our emissions target in the lowest cost way. Under the Paris Agreement, New Zealand must transition toward a net-zero-emissions economy.
Ask a farmer to name the most essential components for crop production and without doubt, nitrogen will be first on the list. Now Australian researchers have created a map of how nitrogen is used during photosynthesis in wheat, rice and maize, the three main cereal…
A model developed by researchers at The University of Queensland could address soil problems that cost Australia’s wheat producers almost $2 billion a year.