Local farmers have been doing it tough over the past ten years but recently published research by a team from QUT and Griffith University has unearthed a potential antidote to the problem.
Worldwide production of food, beverages and medicinal plants could become cheaper and more reliable using information from a germination breakthrough by La Trobe University scientists.
Scientists from Agriculture Victoria have made a world-first scientific discovery that could have various applications in pasture and crop agriculture and positive implications for Australia’s multi-billion dollar livestock industries.
Global US food and animal safety company Neogen Corporation is establishing an animal genomics facility at The University of Queensland Gatton campus in a move that will reinforce UQ’s capacity to support the livestock industry and animal breeders.
Victoria’s ability to protect its $2.3 billion horticulture industry against devastating bacterial plant diseases is now even more robust thanks to Agriculture Victoria’s world-leading bioscience capabilities.
In a world first, researchers from The University of Western Australia in collaboration with Punjab Agricultural University in India have found the key to resistance to Sclerotinia stem rot, a major fungal disease in Brassica oilseed crops globally.
University of Adelaide researchers have shown that it may be possible to eradicate populations of invasive pest animals through the inheritance of a negative gene – a technique known as gene drive.
Murdoch University is leading the charge to develop a powerful tool to manage key biosecurity threats to Western Australian (WA) grain produce.