Charles Sturt University (Charles Sturt) is playing a leading role in research to protect and enhance agricultural soil in Australia.
When it comes to eating insects, New Zealanders like them crunchy and if given a choice would opt to eat a black field cricket before other creepy-crawlies, according to a new AgResearch report that explores the nation’s appetite for insects.
Wine researchers at the University of Adelaide are investigating drought-tolerant grape varieties from Cyprus for their suitability for Australian conditions.
There is often a perception that many businesses put profit first and the environment a distant second, but new research from the University of South Australia suggests companies prioritising a healthy planet are now the ones reaping the financial rewards.
Increasing expression of a protein involved in photosynthesis in tobacco can reduce the amount of water the plants lose by 25%, according to a study in Nature Communications. The findings could have implications for increasing crop production with limited water supplies.