The hunt for high salt tolerant barley crops gets closer

2017-10-26T13:56:23+00:00 17 October 2017|

Soil salinity severely impacts crop growth and yield. Within minutes of exposure to salt, cell expansion, leaf expansion, photosynthesis, transpiration and tillering are reduced. When salts accumulate to toxic concentrations [...]

Bumper funding to enhance national infrastructure and grains research

2017-12-07T11:34:12+00:00 17 October 2017|

Dean of the Waite Mike Keller, GRDC Managing Director Steve Jefferies, and GRDC Chairman John Woods in a greenhouse with DroughtSpotter system at the APPF’s Adelaide node. National [...]

An exciting offer of help for significant plant science research projects

2017-12-13T11:01:42+00:00 10 May 2017|

Do you have an exceptional plant science research project destined to deliver high impact outcomes for Australian agriculture? Do you need access to plant phenotyping capabilities? The Phenomics Infrastructure for [...]

Major investment in plant root phenotyping to answer key questions

2017-12-13T13:54:50+00:00 25 January 2017|

It all starts in the roots Australian agriculture operates in a largely harsh, resource limited (nutrients, water) environment so the role of plant roots is even more vital to crop [...]