Soil containing nematodes threatens global food production

May 23rd, 2014

A Murdoch University academic has warned that all crops worldwide are facing an increasing risk of nematode damage which could lead to billions of dollars loss and an increased inability to feed our growing population.

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Major genome project sparks hopes of freedom from fossil-based fertilisers

October 27th, 2010

The world is one step closer to being freed from a reliance on fossil fuel based fertiliser with the announcement of a $10 million project underway at Murdoch University.

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New online portal to help farmers

July 9th, 2010

A new interactive website, FIWeb, aims to help Australia’s farmers get the best value from their crops.

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Safeguarding Australia's crops

April 22nd, 2010

Safeguarding Australias crops

Thirty key scientists from around the world are gathering at an international workshop to focus on the devastating Russian Wheat Aphid, an invader of all major wheat-growing areas in the world except Australia.

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