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Glyphosate present in 8pc of urine samples: UQ

An Australian-first study by UQ researchers has found 8pc of urine samples drawn from the general public contained low levels of glyphosate…Read More

Grain Central, September 30, 2022

GRDC adds $20M to Australia’s research capacity

Applications open on Friday for GRDC grants to help fund infrastructure projects in the area of research. ..Read More

Grain Central, September 27, 2022

Interdisciplinary approach needed for cotton

An interdisciplinary approach to cotton agronomy and production will be needed to overcome future challenges including climate change, according to CSD’s Mike Bange…Read More

Emma Alsop, September 26, 2022

Herbicide discovery takes modern turn on resistance

Research is heading down some new and well-worn paths to counter herbicide resistance in the highly consolidated world of agricultural chemicals…Read More

Liz Wells, September 22, 2022

Trials start in search for heat-tolerant varieties

Grain trials have been sown in WA as part of new research to develop more heat-tolerant wheat varieties…Read More

Grain Central, September 19, 2022

Nuffield scholarships include market look at MRLs

Nuffield Scholars for 2023 have been announced, and the 19 recipients include St George agronomist Tess Dimond, who will look at the impact of MRLs on Australia’s export markets…Read More

Grain Central, September 13, 2022

Photosynthesis traits eyed for yield boost

Inconsistent ability to photosynthesis could be a yield limiter for sorghum crops, and is being investigated by QAAFI researchers…Read More

Grain Central, August 31, 2022

Projects to tackle NSW crop diseases, surveillance

NSW DPI and GRDC will lead projects to increase growers’ understanding and management of Fusarium crown rot and bolster disease surveillance and diagnostics services…Read More

Grain Central, August 29, 2022

Columbian fungus joins fight against fleabane

Growers with a flaxleaf fleabane problem can contact CSIRO if they wish to register interest in using a biocontrol to counter the weed’s impact…Read More

Grain Central, August 25, 2022

Modelling shows wheat pores hold promise for yield gains

QAAFI research has identified increased transpiration efficiency as a path to lifting wheat yields in the northern region…Read More

Grain Central, August 2, 2022

Gene for deeper roots a plus for wheat, barley

The EGT1 gene has been discovered by a global team including Australian researchers, and has scope to add deeper roots to wheat and barley varieties…Read More

Grain Central, July 26, 2022

Oilseeds show surprising promise in North Qld

Trials show some oilseeds can yield as much or more in tropical Queensland than they do in cooler zones, debunking decades of industry assumptions…Read More

Emma Alsop, July 25, 2022

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