Farewell to Stewart Coventry

Farewell to Stewart Coventry

June 15th was Stewart Coventry’s last day with the University of Adelaide. Stewart’s contribution has been significant with more than 15 years’ service as a staff member. In this time he played a pivotal role in what was the barley breeding program. Among Stewart’s...
SARDI science bursary a dream come true

SARDI science bursary a dream come true

Congratulations to Jade Rose who is the recipient of SARDI’s 2018 science bursary for women. Awarded on an annual basis, the SARDI science bursary was established in 1994 to celebrate the South Australian Women’s Suffrage Centenary. An honours student, who...
Blue-banded bees: pollinators of lucerne?

Blue-banded bees: pollinators of lucerne?

Wild pollinators contribute on average A$ 22 M to the production of dryland lucerne seed. The wild pollinators include the feral honey bees and native bee species. Among the native bees, two blue-banded bee species are particularly  abundant in the lucerne growing...
Death cap mushroom warning

Death cap mushroom warning

WARNING Death Cap mushrooms, Amanita phalloides, have been found in the Arboretum and are present on the Waite Campus. 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 as poisonous...
New SARDI Greenhouse Services Supervisor

New SARDI Greenhouse Services Supervisor

SARDI has welcomed Nick Smart, who has taken the reins as the Plant Research Centre, Greenhouse Services Supervisor. Nick is highly experienced and joins SARDI following a long and distinguished career in the nursery industry having managed a family wholesale...
Waite Campus Fitness Hub – EOFY Sale

Waite Campus Fitness Hub – EOFY Sale

Memberships for the Waite Fitness Hub are on SALE. 6 months membership ONLY $100 & 12 months memberships ONLY $185. Offer expires 30th June 2018. The Fitness Hub Waite is located in McLeod House under Aroma Café. For further details about the gym or to check out...

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