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Hundreds of thousands of sterile Queensland fruit flies were dropped from planes over the Adelaide region on 2 March 2018, launching an ambitious national plan to reduce the numbers of this costly, endemic crop pest.
More spreadable cream cheese, stretchier mozzarella and yoghurt with a longer shelf life are among the product and processing solutions ARC Dairy Innovation Hub Director Sally Louise Gras is developing to ensure Australia’s dairy industry stays competitive in global markets.
Over the first week of March 2017, NSW DPI released the deadly Korean (K5) strain of rabbit calicivirus across rabbit-plagued regions of the state as part of a nationwide rollout. Initial reports indicate that the release has been a resounding success.
CSIRO researchers have found a way to produce oil in the leaves and stems of plants – a discovery that promises to be a game-changer in global production of renewable oils for livestock feed, human foods, biofuels and industry.
By changing the gene governing a single amino-acid in an oat enzyme, US and UK researchers have caused oat plants to produce new, potentially valuable natural compounds.