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RNA discovery could pump up plants’ tolerance to heat, drought and salt

RNA discovery could pump up plants’ tolerance to heat, drought and salt

Scientists at Texas A&M AgriLife Research in the US have discovered a ribonucleic acid (RNA) that boosts thale cress plants’ tolerance to environmental stressors including drought, heat and salinity – with potential to revolutionise cropping
AgInnovators, Published 22nd Sep 2017
Free ‘sure-fire’ pasture improvement guide for NSW landholders

Free ‘sure-fire’ pasture improvement guide for NSW landholders

New South Wales’ Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has released a new, comprehensive guide to growing perennial pasture that aims to help farmers boost their sustainable feed supplies and long-term profitability.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 18th Nov 2016
CSIRO scientists create spray-on solution to soil moisture loss

CSIRO scientists create spray-on solution to soil moisture loss

CSIRO scientists have developed a spray-on, biodegradable mulch-mat-style membrane for paddocks that cuts evaporation, curbs weeds and should be ready for commercial launch within two years.
AgInnovators, Published 18th Nov 2016
Root cause of poor wine from saline soils lies in the genes, finds South Australian researcher

Root cause of poor wine from saline soils lies in the genes, finds South Australian researcher

Award-winning viticultural researcher Dr Jake Dunlevy hopes to ‘tease out’ the genes responsible for vines’ uptake of damaging ions found in saline soils as part of a bid to develop varieties better adapted to harsh Aussie conditions and climate change.
Paul Brownrigg, Published 22nd Jul 2016
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