Waite Research Stories
Grain growers in the southern cropping region should avoid spraying annual ryegrass with clethodim herbicide when frost is forecast, say scientists from the University of Adelaide’s School of Agriculture, Food and Wine
Innovative projects underway in the Riverland region are upping the ante and taking the science of precision watering to a new level.
Wild Orchid Watch (WOW) is a national citizen science project collecting photos and detailed habitat and environmental information about Australian native orchids. The WOW app is now available for use by scientists, citizen scientists and orchid enthusiasts!
A new resource to improve the understanding of in-season nitrogen requirements of crops, has been collated through a collaborative project led by the University of Adelaide
Waite researchers have uncovered how a common parasite affects wheat crops by applying new technology to address an old problem. Using high-resolution 3D imaging, PhD student Kara Levin discovered how cereal cyst nematodes interfere with plant root development to hijack water and nutrient flow.
The APPF is working alongside other research infrastructure providers to develop the Australian Scalable Drone Cloud (ASDC), supported by the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) Platforms program
A new research project aims to understand household behaviours around food waste in order to reduce the amount of food sent to landfill.
Systematic TERN monitoring in a national biodiversity hotspot has allowed identification of an exotic species of grass that nobody had seen for nearly 180 years
Scientists at the University of Adelaide and Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China have discovered two proteins in rice involved in pollen aperture formation which are essential in the successful pollination of flowering plants
Field trials will begin for a new type of salt tolerant bread wheat that has the potential to boost both the yield and profit of Australian and international crops.