Congratulations to staff from the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, and Waite Research Institute who were recently awarded an ARC Linkage Project.
Working with researchers from the School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials (Prof. Dusan Losic and Dr Tung Tran), Australian Wine Research Institute (Dr Mango Parker), E. & J. Gallo Winery (Dr Nick Dokoozlian), and Compolitics (Prof. Udo Seiffert), Prof. Kerry Wilkinson and A/Prof. David Jeffery aim to safeguard grape and wine quality by building the wine industry’s capacity to predict, mitigate and respond to risk associated with vineyard smoke exposure. Read the full project summary.
Working with researchers from Arvalis Institut du Vegetal (Dr Matthieu Bogard) and Australian Grain Technologies (Dr Tristan Coram), A/Prof. Matthew Tucker and Prof. Dabing Zhang aim to use comprehensive genetic and agronomic approaches to provide breeders with the tools to protect pollen fertility and sustain grain yield under heat stress. Read the full project summary.
Professor Kerry Wilkinson
Associate Professor David Jeffery
Associate Professor Matthew Tucker
Professor Dabing Zhang