richard harper

Future agricultural solutions showcased at Murdoch

September 5th, 2017

Future solutions: Professor Richard Harper (second right) with Murdoch Crop and Pasture Science students at the symposium

From transforming the meat industry with new scanning technology to the transformation of breeding techniques to improve global crop production, Murdoch University’s 2017 Agricultural Research Symposium showcased an exciting future for Western Australian farming.

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Murdoch agriculture research delivers global food solutions

August 21st, 2017

Grain yield: Murdoch researcher Dr Camilla Hill will be among the presenters at the Symposium

Identifying grain pests and ways to sell meat to China will be among key developments in agriculture research that will be showcased at Murdoch University on Friday 1 September.

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Saltbush potential to mitigate carbon emissions

August 8th, 2017

New research from Murdoch University has investigated the potential for farmers to use a native Australian shrub to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. Two papers have estimated the amount of carbon that could be stored in farmland across Australia and the use of digital imagery to cheaply and quickly measure this carbon.

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Unearthed carbon stores may affect climate change management

June 28th, 2013

Delving a little deeper into the content of soil has raised some serious questions about the effects of land use on climate change.

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China and Australia team up to tackle climate change

October 3rd, 2012

Finding ways to reduce the impact of global climate change through reforestation is the focus of a new partnership between Australia and China.

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Pollution trading scheme could improve water quality

October 12th, 2011

A Murdoch University masters student is investigating whether setting up a pollution trading scheme will help to alleviate water quality problems in the Peel-Harvey Catchment.

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New Professor tackles sustainable water issues

December 9th, 2009

New Professor tackles sustainable water issues

Helping secure a sustainable future for Western Australia’s water resources will be the focus for the inaugural Alcoa Chair in Sustainable Water Management at Murdoch University, Professor Richard Harper.

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