Some rice being imported into Australia contains higher than the recommended levels of arsenic, absorbed from contaminated groundwater. Arsenic poses serious health risks such as cancer.
A global team including researchers from The University of Western Australia has assessed the impact of fungal contamination in maize and peanuts on the health of women and children in Timor-Leste and found that it was unlikely to cause stunting in children.
Pacific Seeds Sorghum Plant Breeder, Dr Solomon Fekybelu was a son of an Ethiopian police officer who never expected he’d be living in Toowoomba, Australia working as a scientist for an internationally renowned agricultural company – Pacific Seeds.
Researchers at Charles Sturt University are eagerly awaiting the emergence of several thousands of very special dung beetles over coming weeks, marking a major milestone in the Dung Beetle Ecosystem Engineers (DBEE) project.
The World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit spotlights exciting international start-ups in the Technology Showcase pitching sessions and buzzing Eagle Labs TechHub exhibition.