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May 2007 Issue
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Tougher crops for a warming world

The University of Adelaide's Research Tuesdays seminar series continues on Tuesday, 8 May at 5:30pm.

Professor Mark Tester, a Federation Fellow from the Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics and the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, will talk about how we are hunting down the 'toughness' genes in plants and moving them into our crops to enhance crop yield and sustainability.

Research Tuesdays will take place in the Napier Building (Lower Ground) on the North Terrace campus at 5.30pm. Duration one hour. Admission is free.

Booking essential:
Ph: 8303 3692 or email:

Coming up in the series...

12 June Professor Richard Pomfret
What use is research in international trade policy and economic development?

10 July Professor Zbigniew Michalewicz
The science of making profitable decisions.

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