November 28th, 2016
A gene discovery in a crop of Biserrulla may unlock secrets of agricultural productivityA newly discovered process that allows genes to jump between different species of bacteria promises to unlock secrets of disease, drug resistance and agricultural productivity.
October 6th, 2016
In an interview with EMBL Australia Bioinformatics Resource, Professor Rudi Appels explains how sequencing the wheat genome will eventually lead to improved wheat varieties with important agricultural traits, such as yield increase, stress response and disease resistance.
August 10th, 2016
Murdoch University is to host a conference to discuss the latest advances in agricultural research. The Murdoch Agricultural Research Symposium will be held at the University’s Perth campus on Friday, 2 September. Murdoch’s leading scientists and research students will discuss a range of topics, including advances in sheep and cattle production and welfare, acid and […]
August 1st, 2016
Researchers at Murdoch University have made a major breakthrough in improving the quality and profitability of Australia’s $6 billion wheat crops.
July 11th, 2016
Murdoch University has been chosen as the location for a national research facility which will help Australia’s $9 billion horticulture industry.
June 29th, 2016
Researchers at Murdoch University could hold the key to stopping the exotic pest which is threatening Australia’s $8billion cereal crop industry. Russian wheat aphid (RWA) has been detected in South Australia and Victoria – the first time it has been reported in Australia. The Federal Government has issued an alert to farmers of the threat […]
June 21st, 2016
Murdoch University’s Professor John Howieson and Emeritus Professor Mike Dilworth have produced the first legume-rhizobia techniques manual in over 30 years for all those working in the field of symbiotic nitrogen fixation.
May 26th, 2016
A new partnership between Murdoch University and the Chinese Academy of Inspection and Quarantine (CAIQ) will address plant and animal biosecurity issues to support bilateral trade between Australia and China.
May 24th, 2016
Murdoch University has announced a new five year research alliance with AusCann Group Holdings Ltd, intended to lead to the development of projects in the field of medicinal cannabis.
April 6th, 2016
Murdoch University animal science graduates Maddison Corlett and Laura Grubb have won top honours in the state’s Young Professionals in Agriculture Forum.