Planting native vegetation for productive crops

The University of Adelaide, working with South Australian industry groups, is helping farmers and growers design and implement native plantings to support bee and other insect populations needed to pollinate their crops and orchards. This is the first such project in Australia – expected to be a win-win for both growers and biodiversity, with enhanced […]

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Waite researchers honoured in Science and Innovation Awards

Congratulations to Waite researchers Dr Caitlin Byrt and Dr Natoiya Lloyd, recipients of the 2017 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

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Retirement for Dr Jennifer Gardner after invaluable career

Dr Jennifer Gardner OAM retired last week after more than 30 years of invaluable contribution to the Waite Historic Precinct in her position as Curator of the Waite Arboretum, creative developer of the Urrbrae House Gardens and custodian of the Waite Conservation Reserve

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PhD position available

Applications invited for a PhD project with the ARC Wheat Hub focusing on germplasm development of wheat for genetic diversity

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Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University study visit to Waite

For the third year, the School of Agriculture Food and Wine hosted a delegation of students from the Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University in the Shaanxi Province, China

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Fertiliser work wins accolade for Colin Rivers

Congratulations to Colin Rivers from the Fertiliser Technology Research Centre, on his best poster award (Australian) at the Joint NZ Society of Soil Science and Soil Science Australia Conference

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Australia Day honours for Dr Jennifer Gardner

Dr Jennifer Gardner from the University of Adelaide School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, has been awarded a Medal (OAM) of the Order of Australia for service to conservation and the environment

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Getting to the root of the problem wins student prize

Olivia Cousins, one of the Adelaide-Nottingham PhD students, won the student poster prize at a joint conference between Soil Science Australia and New Zealand Soil Science Society

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University of Adelaide-University of Nottingham Joint Doctoral Training Partnership – Agriculture, Food and Wine

Applications are invited for fully funded 4-year PhD studentships in the Joint Doctoral Training Partnership between the Universities of Adelaide and Nottingham

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Faculty of Sciences Awards 2016 – AFW Winners

Congratulations to Dr Jayakumar Bose and PhD student Joanne Gambetta from the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine here at the Waite, who were among the winners of the Faculty of Sciences Awards for 2016

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