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Waite campus drives Vineyard of the Future

Waite campus drives Vineyard of the Future | Waite Research | Scoop.it
Wine researchers are leading an international project to develop and test new tools and technologies to help the viticulture industry protect their vineyards from climate change.
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Adelaide scientists on the cusp of a biofuel breakthrough on algal biofuel project in Whyalla

Adelaide scientists on the cusp of a biofuel breakthrough on algal biofuel project in Whyalla | Waite Research | Scoop.it
A GROUP of Adelaide scientists is at the forefront of an international race to produce renewable biofuels from micro-algae on a commercial basis.
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Bees the key to 30 per cent of our diet: research - State News - Horticulture - General - Stock Journal

Bees the key to 30 per cent of our diet: research - State News - Horticulture - General - Stock Journal | Waite Research | Scoop.it
A NEW study has reported that approximately 30% of our diet is produced as a result of the activity of pollinators like bees.
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Wine science award to Waite researcher

Wine science award to Waite researcher | Waite Research | Scoop.it
A major step forward in the science behind Australia's wine industry will result from a national award to a University of Adelaide researcher based at the Waite Campus.
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Monday 30th January 2011 - Tasmanian Country Hour - ABC Rural Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Interview with Dr Stuart Roy on salt-resistant barley

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Iraqi students heading home with SA expertise - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Iraqi students heading home with SA expertise - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Waite Research | Scoop.it
South Australia is playing a role in helping Iraq rebuild after years of war and hardship.
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Barossa ambassador has soil in her sights - State News - Niche - General - Stock Journal

Barossa ambassador has soil in her sights - State News - Niche - General - Stock Journal | Waite Research | Scoop.it
SARAH Noack spent her youth in the Barossa. She was born in Angaston and grew up on a sheep and cereal farm with her family at St Kitts.
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Agricultures role in a carbon scheme - South Australian Country Hour - ABC Rural Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Agricultures role in a carbon scheme - South Australian Country Hour - ABC Rural Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Waite Research | Scoop.it
Despite heavy debate and angry protests the govenment has gained the support to pass the carbon tax legislation.
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Scientist awarded for plant genomics

Scientist awarded for plant genomics | Waite Research | Scoop.it
PROFESSOR Peter Langridge is South Australia's 2011 Scientist of the Year.
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Should farmers pay for their greenhouse gas emissions? - Bush Telegraph - ABC Rural (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Should farmers pay for their greenhouse gas emissions? - Bush Telegraph - ABC Rural (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Waite Research | Scoop.it
On one hand, our farmers can earn money from carbon credits through the Carbon Farming Initiative, but if they pay for emissions can farmers be expected to compete with agriculture in countries which don't have a price on carbon?
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Australian scientist develops GM grape vines

Australian scientist develops GM grape vines | Waite Research | Scoop.it
After ten years of laboratory trials, an Adelaide plant scientist has developed genetically modified grape vines that are resistant to mildew.
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Work progressing on frost-tolerant wheat - State News - Agribusiness and General - General - Farm Weekly

Work progressing on frost-tolerant wheat - State News - Agribusiness and General - General - Farm Weekly | Waite Research | Scoop.it
COMMERCIAL grade genetically modified (GM) cereal crops have yet to become a reality in WA but the Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics (ACPFG) believes the key to changing that could be found in the shared genetic pathway which sees...
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Record $44.8 million health funding for Uni of Adelaide

Record $44.8 million health funding for Uni of Adelaide | Waite Research | Scoop.it
The University of Adelaide has today cemented its reputation as one of the premier health and medical research institutions in Australia after being awarded a record $44.8 million in Federal Government funding.
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$2.9m for malting barley - Agriculture - Cropping - General News - Stock Journal

$2.9m for malting barley - Agriculture - Cropping - General News - Stock Journal | Waite Research | Scoop.it
MORE than $2.9 million will be spent on improving malting barley varieties through a joint Australian Research Council Linkage Project between the University of Adelaide, the University of Western Australia, Viterra and Carlsberg.
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SARDI seed collection aiding food security - State News - Agribusiness and General - General - Stock Journal

SARDI seed collection aiding food security - State News - Agribusiness and General - General - Stock Journal | Waite Research | Scoop.it
SARDI’s Director Science Partnerships Professor Simon Maddocks in the SARDI Genetic Resources Centre with the Secretary of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, Dr Shakeel Bhatti.
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Australia-India collaboration to take on grand research challenge

The successful applicants for the first round of the Australia-India Strategic Research Fund (AISRF) Grand Challenge Fund includes "Genomic Approaches for Stress Tolerant Chickpea': a collaboration between the Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics and the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) in India.

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ACPFG, DuPont expand agbiotech research deal

DuPont subsidiary Pioneer Hi-Breed and agricultural research body ACPFG have expanded a longstanding agreement to collaborate on agricultural biotechnology R&D.
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Introducing the new viticulture book: ‘The Grapevine: from the science to the practice of growing vines for wine’

Introducing the new viticulture book: ‘The Grapevine: from the science to the practice of growing vines for wine’ | Waite Research | Scoop.it
The new book entitled ‘The Grapevine: from the science to the practice of growing vines for wine’ is an exciting new resource for students right through to experts in viticulture. It takes the ...
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Australian scientists crack the code in world-first Brett research Winebiz | Daily Wine News

Australian winemakers will soon have more control in managing wine spoilage thanks to breakthrough research which has revealed the genetic makeup of a problem yeast.

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Wheat for the world

Wheat for the world | Waite Research | Scoop.it
Q. How can we help to feed the world sustainably?

A. We are currently facing a global food crisis and drought is the biggest contributor.

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Spreading the word - Landline - ABC

Spreading the word - Landline - ABC | Waite Research | Scoop.it
One of the biggest costs for Australias grain growers is fertilizer but without it they wouldnt grow much at all However as many farmers will tell you its often difficult to know whether youre...
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Roll out barrel for bung idea

Roll out barrel for bung idea | Waite Research | Scoop.it

RESEARCHERS at the University of Adelaide are developing wine barrel sensors with optical fibres to reduce waste and improve quality.

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SAGIT inspects country projects - State News - Grains and Cropping - General - Stock Journal

SAGIT inspects country projects - State News - Grains and Cropping - General - Stock Journal | Waite Research | Scoop.it
THE South Australian Grain Industry Trust recently inspected a number of its country projects including oat and vetch trials at Turretfield and the work by Australian Grain Technologies at Roseworthy.
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Possible bees link to better wine - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Possible bees link to better wine - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Waite Research | Scoop.it
Adelaide University scientists are investigating whether bees can enhance the quality of grapes, leading to better wine.
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Cheers - a beer to save water

Cheers - a beer to save water | Waite Research | Scoop.it
ADELAIDE researchers have developed an improved variety of malting barley sure to please beer lovers.
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