It’s an ancient fruit, but the avocado has been brought into the new millennium with the publication of its draft genome, which may be the key to improvements in future crops.
By replacing meat with protein-conserving plant alternatives Americans could satisfy key nutritional requirements, while eliminating pastureland use and reducing 35-50% of the cropland currently needed for food production. These findings are reported in a modelling study in Scientific Reports, which suggests that use of nitrogen…
Helping high rainfall zone (HRZ) grain growers and their advisers to reduce the gap between current and potential crop yields will be the focus of coming Western Australian events.
Australian broadacre farmers are set to benefit from increasing development and investment in grain sorghum focused Agtech.
New canola varieties and herbicide technologies supplied by market-leading seed producer, Pacific Seeds are expected to help canola growers across Australia this season.
Sugar Research Australia (SRA) has announced new investment in the Small Milling Research Program, which will see a range of milling companies partner with research organisations to undertake projects that benefit the Australian sugarcane industry.