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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.
South-East Queensland’s fertile Darling Downs is set to become a hub for cropping research following the announcement of an $11 million co-investment in a Grains Research.
One of the most successful joint ventures in Australian agriculture, the partnership between CSD and CSIRO has resulted in the development of more than 100 new cotton varieties, tailored for conditions Down Under and underpinning the industry’s growing success.
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.
According to the federal Department of Environment, an invasive species is “a species occurring, as a result of human activities, beyond its accepted normal...