Next generation food crops

Next generation food crops

Research led by The Australian National University (ANU) is helping to develop food crops with bigger yields and greater ability to cope with drought compared with today’s plants. Crops such as sorghum and millet produce much more yield and are better at resisting drought and other extreme conditions compared to wheat and rice, and this…

Leading carp virus researcher honoured

Leading carp virus researcher honoured

CSIRO scientist, Dr Ken McColl has been recognised for the value and impact of his carp biocontrol research by being announced the 2016 recipient of the Professor Dave Choquenot Science Award for Excellence in Pest Animal Research. Andreas Glanznig, Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre (IA CRC) CEO, said that this award was extremely deserved by…