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Breakthrough in fight against chemically resistant dieback

Having previously confirmed dieback is resistant to chemical control on crops such as avocados, stone fruits and pines, Curtin University…


No bull: How creating less-gassy cows could help fight climate change

A Curtin University study has revealed breeding less-flatulent cows and restoring agricultural land could significantly reduce rising methane emission levels,…


New digital tool to increase farm profitability and sustainability

A new collaboration between Food Agility CRC, NGIS, Farmanco, Curtin University’s Centre for Crop and Disease Management (CCDM), and the…


Curtin researchers to improve WA biosecurity risks under new Fellowships

Two Curtin University researchers will work to improve Western Australia’s response to threats posed by invasive pest species as part…


Harmful substances impacting tiger snakes across Perth, study finds

New research has found tiger snakes in Perth’s urban wetlands are accumulating high levels of chemical substances from ingesting PFAS…


eDNA could help protect insect pollinators of avocado flowers

New Curtin University-led research has found using environmental DNA (eDNA), in conjunction with conventional methods, to monitor how insects interact…


Leading soil ecologist appointed new Head of School at Curtin

An internationally recognised microbial ecologist has been appointed the new Head of the School of Molecular and Life Sciences at…


iDNA from flies to track native species across WA’s wheatbelt: study

Researchers from Curtin University have collected iDNA from flies to track the movements of Australia’s native species across the Western…


New herbicide solution inspired by cholesterol medicine

Curtin University researchers have discovered a promising new herbicide target site in plants with potential to provide new solutions for…


Australian-led study finds harvesting knowledge can transform world agriculture

Supporting On-Farm Experimentation networks and activities globally to better connect farmers and researchers could help transform the agricultural industry and…

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