Scientists at The University of Western Australia are using new portable DNA sequencing technology for the first time in East Africa to help farmers fight the devastating impact of crop disease.
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.
Murdoch University is leading the charge to develop a powerful tool to manage key biosecurity threats to Western Australian (WA) grain produce.
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.
Pairing long fallowing with the early sowing of wheat is proving to be a successful combination when it comes to maximising crop yield potential.