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Murdoch develops vital tool for sustainable farming

June 21st, 2016

Prof John Howieson has helped to compile a farming manual for the 21st century

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.

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Federal Government backs Murdoch research projects

July 10th, 2015

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Murdoch University has been awarded more than $1.5 million in the latest round of the Australian Research Council’s (ARC) Linkage Projects scheme.

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Legume has potential to turn sandy soils into productive land

December 19th, 2014

After a decade of research, scientists from Murdoch University are excited by a perennial legume that has the potential to turn poor soils into profitable areas suitable for farming.

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Forum identifies research opportunities in mining sector

August 26th, 2011

Murdoch University is bringing together leading industry, academia and government experts within the mining sector for an intense research forum on 30 August.

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Murdoch-bred pasture legume to be 'next big thing'

September 2nd, 2010

A new French serradella cultivar ‘Eliza’ was officially released today – and its developers say it’s likely to become the biggest selling pasture legume cultivar in WA.

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Engage with Canberra to ensure future of science, says Shadow Minister

March 26th, 2010

Sophie Mirabella, Shadow Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, flew in from Canberra to tour the Murdoch-based WA State Agricultural Biotechnology Centre (SABC) and to discuss capacity building.

Her visit followed from Murdoch’s Associate Professor Mehmet Cakir’s attendance at the“Science meets Parliament” forum in Canberra this month where he extended the invitation to Mrs Mirabella.

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