Australian research could help breeders develop more drought-resilient crops that can produce more food and more profit with less water.
As the world faces increasing pressures to conserve vulnerable ocean environments while also meeting a growing demand for protein, a new study has identified the parts of the globe with the strongest potential for development of commercial shellfish and seaweed aquaculture. The locations highlighted are…
In the study, published in the journal Methods in Ecology and Evolution, the researchers developed the tool that uses information about the features of a weed species and the geography of the area in which it has been reported to predict specific locations where the…
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.
One of the world’s most popular flowers – the peony – can now be grown in hot climates, following a discovery that could disrupt the multi-billion dollar global cut flower industry.
A consortium of members of the Oenoviti International network of grape and wine research organisations has received a major EU-sponsored grant for international researcher exchange.
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.