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Visiting International Winemaker lends expertise to Waite students

Chinese winemaker Zhang Jing recently spent a month at the Waite as the 2017 Visiting Winemaker, lending her experience and insight to the School’s viticulture and oenology students

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Sodicity- and salinity-tolerant oat varieties set for field trials

Oat varieties that have grown well in saline or sodic soils in a growth room and greenhouse screening study will now be tested under field conditions.

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Critical & Urgent Risk Tree works underway at Waite

Urgent works are being performed at Waite to trees located on Cross Road and Waite Road that have been identified as having high risk of structural failure.

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Science Meets Parliament 2017

DECRA Fellow, Dr Jayakumar Bose, attended this year’s Science Meets Parliament – an annual event that brings 200 of Australia’s leading scientists and technologists together with parliamentarians.

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Getting to the root of plant zinc health

Sunlight and water are two obvious requirements essential for healthy growth of plants, but did you know that zinc is also a vital ingredient? Zinc is a critical nutrient in hundreds of enzyme systems which are necessary for normal plant function. Zinc is also critical for human health – in fact, zinc is involved in […]

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