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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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Waite students shine at BeaCUR 2017

On Friday 18 August 2017 a group of second year Bachelor of Viticulture and Oenology students presented the findings of a ground breaking study on ecological memory of drought stress at The University of Adelaide’s third annual Beacon Conference of Undergraduate Research (BeaCUR).

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Waite 3MT winners

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) celebrates the exciting research conducted by PhD students. Twelve Waite students participated in the School of Ag, Food and Wine heat.

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School students get hands-on at Waite

An enthusiastic group of 15 Year 10 school students recently visited Waite to get a taste of what a science degree at the University of Adelaide has to offer

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Chinese Student Exchange Builds Partnership

The second group of students from North West Agriculture & Forestry University (NWAFU) in China’s Shaanxi province has just completed an extended visit to The University of Adelaide. Comprising a week of contextual English language study and three weeks hosted by the School of AFW, the past month has seen the students engage in study, […]

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Summer School for Chinese Students

Fifteen undergraduate students and two academics from Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University visited The University of Adelaide from 25 January to 21 February.  They spent their first week studying English at the North Terrace Campus. The remaining three weeks were hosted by the School of Agriculture, Food & Wine. The group (pictured in the University of […]

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2015 Agricultural Sciences Enrolments Higher

2015 agricultural science enrolments are at their highest level in some years, with increased interest in all of the degrees offered at the Waite. The new Bachelor of Applied Biology kicked off this year, attracting a cohort of 12 students with an interest in biology to study a range of life and biological science options, […]

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