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Interested in basic or applied research in the Australian wine industry? Looking for a PhD or MSc in wine research?

Generous postgraduate research opportunities are currently available to join the Australian Research Council (ARC) Training Centre for Innovative Wine Production. These projects offer a unique opportunity to work on industry-linked projects with leading grape and wine researchers and wine industry partners. All projects include an industry placement component.

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What makes the best fertiliser?

Australian soils tend to be old and nutrient-poor meaning that farmers often need to use fertilisers on their crops to supply them with the nutrients essential to growth – such as nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium. But what is the best source of phosphorus for plants? Is it better to use organic amendments such as animal […]

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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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