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Plant Innovation Centre to bolster Australia’s biosecurity

Plant Innovation Centre to bolster Australia’s biosecurity

With passenger and cargo arrivals expected to near-double by 2050, Australia is preparing for a biosecurity assault, launching an R&D facility near Melbourne’s international airport to develop innovations that safeguard plant biosecurity.
AgInnovators, Published 2nd Nov 2017
VegNET: giving growers a heads-up on the latest R&D

VegNET: giving growers a heads-up on the latest R&D

The National Vegetable Extension Network, aka VegNET, works to convey key research-based information to vegie growers across Australia's major vegetable-growing regions.
AgInnovators, Published 3rd Oct 2017
Weed-detection dogs on trial in Australian paddocks

Weed-detection dogs on trial in Australian paddocks

Science and Innovation Award-winner Dr Cindy Hauser is trialling a novel and potentially important role for trained detection dogs: sniffing out weeds, pests and diseases in valuable crops and bushland.
Paul Brownrigg, AgInnovators, Published 21st Apr 2017
A new GM weapon in the battle against fruit flies

A new GM weapon in the battle against fruit flies

The fruit fly is a pest that farmers battle with with in many parts of Australia.  New research out of the University of East Anglia may offer a novel solution to controlling fruit flies collapsing colonies over a short time period. ...
Brian Houston, AgInnovators, Published 13th Nov 2014
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