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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
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.
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.
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.