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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Murdoch signs industry alliance for medicinal cannabis research

May 24th, 2016

Professor Mike Jones will help build the knowledge base to improve medicinal cannabis lines

Murdoch University has announced a new five year research alliance with AusCann Group Holdings Ltd, intended to lead to the development of projects in the field of medicinal cannabis.

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Opinion: WA’s court verdict on GM crops is a dose of common sense

June 4th, 2014

Professor Jones discussed the case where a farmer growing a genetically modified canola crop has been spared the blame after his neighbour accused him of contaminating his organic farm next door.

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Global conference showcases drought science

August 29th, 2013

World leading research and development capabilities in drought-related agricultural science will be showcased at the InterDrought-IV Conference from September 2 to 6.

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Cereal innovation on show for Chief Scientist

December 9th, 2011

The Chief Scientist of Western Australia, Professor Lyn Beazley, has met with scientists at Murdoch University to learn more about their innovations in cereal biotechnology.

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Virus threat to indigenous WA plants

August 4th, 2010

Indigenous Western Australian plants, including the state's floral emblem, the kangaroo paw, are under threat from introduced viruses.

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