agriculture

Murdoch research centre revolutionises grains research

June 11th, 2018

The State Agricultural Biotechnology Centre (SABC) has played a pivotal role in transforming plant breeding for the Western Australian grains industry over the past 25 years.

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SABC a ‘hotspot’ for agbiotech research for 25 years

June 7th, 2018

Australia’s first agricultural biotechnology research hotel has demonstrated its staying power, celebrating its 25th anniversary at Murdoch University this week.

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Research collaborations explored in Presidential visit

October 13th, 2017

President Issoufou Mahamadou of the Republic of Niger has visited Murdoch University to discuss collaboration opportunities and to learn more about the University’s agricultural research.

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Study gives cultural insight to meat market

September 14th, 2017

New research has given the sheep industry a valuable insight into the meat preferences of other countries.

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Government awards $40 million to address Australia’s soil management issues

March 8th, 2017

Murdoch University has been named as part of the biggest soil-based collaborations of farmers in Australia’s history that aims to unlock the potential of the country’s agricultural sector.

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Talent in all fields honoured at Murdoch

February 20th, 2017

Murdoch Chancellor David Flanagan, Honorary Doctor Philip Green OAM and Murdoch VC Prof Eeva Leinonen

An agricultural inventor, an equal opportunity campaigner and an international advocate for Australia were all honoured by Murdoch University last week.

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Murdoch hosts Agricultural Research Symposium

September 7th, 2016

AgSymp

More than 200 leading researchers, farmers, advisors, and policy makers have attended Murdoch University’s 2016 Agricultural Research Symposium. Senior figures from agriculture in Western Australia (WA) were among those who gathered at the University’s Perth campus on Friday to discuss the key issues affecting the industry. Murdoch University Vice Chancellor, Professor Eeva Leinonen, delivered the […]

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Wheat breakthrough at Murdoch

August 1st, 2016

Adjunct Professor Ian Edwards with the Tungsten crop in Toodyay, Western Australia

Researchers at Murdoch University have made a major breakthrough in improving the quality and profitability of Australia’s $6 billion wheat crops.

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National research centre at Murdoch

July 11th, 2016

Mediterranean fruit fly

Murdoch University has been chosen as the location for a national research facility which will help Australia’s $9 billion horticulture industry.

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Second Murdoch Commission visits India for food security forums

April 2nd, 2015

Dr Ravinder Kaur, Director Indian Council of Agricultural Research and Professor John Edwards, Co-Chair of the Second Murdoch Commission

Key stakeholders with power and interest in India’s food and agriculture sectors came together in March as part of the Second Murdoch Commission on food security.

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