Agricultural science students examining plants in greenhouse

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. Works commenced on Tuesday 4 April and completion is schedule for 13 April 2017.

Work at each site will be managed closely and required to comply with permits that are designed to ensure safety of workers and passers by.

If you have any comments or queries about this please contact:
Andrew Brokenshire
Waite Campus Manager

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Science Meets Parliament is an annual event of Science and Technology Australia (STA). It involves bringing 200 of Australia’s leading scientists and technologists to Canberra to stimulate and inform parliamentarians of how science contributes to society and informs public policy. The event also assists in professional development through providing participants with an insight into political, policy, media and parliamentary processes. (more…)

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Stephanie Watts-Williams

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 more body functions than any other mineral. (more…)

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

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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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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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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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