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 […]
November 27th, 2015
Research is underway that will pave the way for new, improved wheat varieties that are more resistant to a significant fungal disease that costs Western Australian growers $108 million each year.
September 30th, 2015
Murdoch University researchers have received more than $4 million in funding over five years from the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) to improve the quality and profitability of Australian Wheat.
December 8th, 2014
Murdoch University wheat expert Dr Hollie Webster has won a prestigious international fellowship to carry out research in Germany and Mexico for six months.
July 23rd, 2014
Murdoch University wheat researcher Professor Rudi Appels has played a key role in an international research project which has published the draft sequence of the bread wheat genome in the prestigious journal Science.