Waite Research Stories
A team of scientists from the University of Adelaide, Australian Plant Phenomics Facility and Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg have identified beneficial alleles from wild barley that can be used for improving drought tolerance
As vintage winds up across much of Australia, AWRI researchers are also starting to pack up their high vis vests and safety boots, as they finalise a range of vintage trials
‘Save the bees’ from what? And how exactly? A bee crisis breakdown by Dr Katja Hogendoorn, senior bee researcher at the University of Adelaide’s School of Agriculture, Food and Wine.
Waite researchers have identified new genetic markers linked to pollination traits in male wheat plants including plant height, anther size, spikelet number and spike length. This finding provides potential target selection markers for hybrid wheat breeding programs.
Research in a new paper shows that the interaction of plants and soil fungi – mycorrhiza – does not always benefit the plant.
CSIRO’s Noble Gas Facility, built at Waite Campus in Adelaide, is now fully operational and the only centre of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere for accurately testing ancient groundwater up to a million years old
CSIRO researchers at Waite are one step closer to discovering the nation’s top mildew resistant vines
The question of whether smoke from stubble burning has any effect on wine grapes will be tested as part of new research being conducted in South Australia’s wine regions.
Adding water to must appears to be an effective way to manage fermentation issues in juice with high sugar concentrations, a new AWRI study has found
South Australian researchers have discovered 26 new species of native bees from the outback of Australia. The new species belong to the subgenus Colletellus in the genus Leioproctus in the family Colletidae – the group of the silk bees.