QUT researchers are part of an international consortium of researchers whose work hopes to future-proof crops against the impacts of global climate change.
On top of causing soil damage and environmental problems from run-off, nitrogen-based fertilisers have now been shown to reduce a plant community’s resistance to fungal diseases.
Scientists have discovered a way to increase the production of resistant starch in rice, which could have beneficial health consequences for more than half of the world’s population.
Plants get stressed and send defensive signals in the same way humans do, researchers from The University of Queensland have found.
Victorian research on the effects of carbon dioxide (CO2) levels on pest insects will be revealed at the International Congress of Entomology in America.