September 16th, 2016
The 13th International Symposium on Pre-Harvest Sprouting in Cereals will be held 18-20 September, and will address a common genetic defect in cereal grains.
August 1st, 2016
Researchers at Murdoch University have made a major breakthrough in improving the quality and profitability of Australia’s $6 billion wheat crops.
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.
May 27th, 2014
A new wheat quality discovery by a Murdoch University researcher has the potential to add one per cent or $50m to the $5bn wheat market in Australia.
October 22nd, 2013
Murdoch PhD student Hollie Webster beat senior researchers to receive a national prize for the best scientific paper for her work in wheat genomics.
April 30th, 2013
Researchers from Murdoch University have developed an environmentally friendly ‘gene silencing’ method to control Root Lesion Nematodes, plant pathogens known to reduce crop yields in major crops by 15 per cent or more.
January 9th, 2013
A new joint research centre at Murdoch University is aiming to improve international competitiveness for Australian grain growers by mapping the entire wheat protein genome.
February 1st, 2011
Murdoch University has received more than $1million from the Grains Research Development Corporation (GRDC) and BioPlatforms Australia to continue its research into developing drought-resistant wheat varieties.