Western Australian academic Hackett Professor Kadambot Siddique, director of The University of Western Australia’s Institute of Agriculture, is the first Australian to be elected fellow of The African Academy of Sciences (AAS).
A study published by scientists from The University of Western Australia jointly with farmers is one of the first to address the role of temperate perennial grass pastures in contributing to soil organic carbon in south-western Australia.
Dwarf cattle breeds are better adapted to high temperatures according to research published by an international team including researchers from The University of Western Australia. The findings are important for developing climate-ready cattle.
Professor Wallace Cowling, Associate Director of The University of Western Australia’s Institute of Agriculture has today been elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.
A decade of research on native forage shrubs by The University of Western Australia and collaborators has found a multitude of benefits, suggesting native shrubs could be the new superfeed for livestock.
A ground-breaking virtual reality program created by the ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology (PEB) at The University of Western Australia takes students on an exciting immersive journey through the cells of plants normally too small to be seen and highlights plant research that is contributing to global food security.
The University of Western Australia and agribusiness technology commercialisation hub Oterra have signed a collaboration agreement in a drive to accelerate innovation in agriculture and food technology.
To fully engage the members of co-operative and mutual enterprises, managers and directors of CME’s must understand their members wear four hats when engaging with their co-operative, according to a study conducted by researchers from The University of Western Australia.
The study analysed three Australian producer co-operatives including Co-operative Bulk Handling Ltd (CBH), Murray Goulburn Co-operative (MGC), and Geraldton Fisherman’s Co-operative Ltd (GFC), and examined the nature of member commitment and loyalty in co-operative and mutual enterprises (CMEs).
An urgent call for decision makers to raise awareness of the nutritionally-dense and climate-resilient benefits of neglected and underutilized species (NUS) has been made in a book published this month by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization.
Plant biologists from The University of Western Australia have made an important discovery about rising temperatures and wheat crops - and subsequently learned that the Romans suspected the effect more than 2000 years ago.