Deathcap Mushroom Warning Waite Campus

Deathcap mushrooms, Amanita phalloides, have been found in the Waite Arboretum. They are very toxic and the ingestion of even a small amount will cause serious illness and may be fatal. You are advised not to pick or eat any wild mushrooms from the Waite Campus as...

Red Wine Consumers Wanted

We are looking for red wine consumers (drinking red wine at least once a month, 18+ years old) to take part in a consumer tasting of red wines.  You will be asked to taste 6 red wine samples and rate the intensity of listed sensory attributes for the given samples, as...

Emeritus Professor Jim Quirk

It is with sadness that we report the passing of Emeritus Professor Jim Quirk on 12th February 2022. Jim was Director of the Waite Institute from 1974 to 1989 and was made Emeritus Professor in 1990. Emeritus Professor James Patrick Quirk AO, BSc Agric, PhD, DSc, Hon...

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