Australian growers will benefit from a renewed focus on grains research, development and extension (RD&E) data and insights with the announcement of a five-year strategic partnership aimed at harnessing analytics to drive the sector’s profitability and global competitiveness.
Researchers have for the first time identified several genes in barley that could eventually lead to larger yielding crops.
Rice that is resistant to some of the worst crop-destroying diseases but can still produce large yields could soon become a reality for farmers worldwide.
Weed killers of the future could soon be based on failed antibiotics.
Scientists have for the first time constructed the reference genome for the source of the popular fibre supplement, psyllium husk, which could boost supplies of the versatile plant-derived product.
Seven outstanding women researchers from the University of Adelaide have been recognised among Australia’s Superstars of STEM for 2023-24.
With the rising cost of living and vegetables becoming more expensive, University of Adelaide research has found that 65 per cent of Adelaide homes can grow enough vegetables to become self-sufficient by using their own rainwater.
University of Adelaide student James Easter has been recognised as the 2022 Agricultural Student of the Year at a gala ceremony at Parliament House in Canberra on Thursday.
A University of Adelaide expert has been named as the South Australian Young Tall Poppy of the Year for their work to help ensure food security for future generations.
Researchers have discovered a new gene in barley and wheat that controls the angle of root growth in soil, opening the door to new cereal varieties with deeper roots that are less susceptible to drought and nutrient stress, thus mitigating the effects of climate change