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.
World-first QUT research that has produced a golden-orange fleshed banana, rich in pro-vitamin A, has been published in the prestigious Plant Biotechnology Journal.
DURUM varieties have achieved gross margins of up to $1100 a hectare more than common bread wheat varieties in South Australian Grain Industry Trust funded trials in the past two years.