News: Agriculture, food and wine
Our researchers are supporting South Australia’s primary producers by turning their waste into high-value products, potentially worth over $100m per annum.
It appears that how you use water is more important than how much you use when trying to protect vines from the impact of heatwaves.
Our researchers have found yeasts that naturally occur on wine grapes may improve wines produced in warmer climates.
The correct type of cover crop does not adversely affect vine yield and performance, a current research project has found.
Plant-based liquids have been called milk for centuries.
A worrying global decline threatening food security.
A government-commissioned report estimated that South Australia’s ban on genetically modified crops cost canola growers A$33 million since 2004.
Our research has led to new sophisticated technology that is increasing crop yields in difficult environmental conditions caused by climate change.
Increasing temperatures and frequency of heat waves are affecting vine harvests and our researchers are investigating potential solutions.