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A deeper shade of green

It’s no secret: in humanity’s give-and-take planetary contract, we’re not keeping our end of the bargain. With big changes required throughout society, the University of Adelaide is looking well below the surface.

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Vodka from potato waste with Potatoes SA

Discarded potato peelings and pulp created by potato product manufacturers could soon be turned into a Premium South Australian Vodka.

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Apple spirit from cider pulp waste with the Hills Cider Company

A premium apple sprit made from leftover cider pulp is the goal of this collaboration between the Hills Cider Company and the University of Adelaide.

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Tequila plant offers fuel for the future

Agave, the plant best known for producing tequila, shows promise as a source of biofuel and other biochemical products.

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Superbugs, is the risk real?

The University of Adelaide has joined the fight against ‘superbugs’ in Australian pets and livestock as well as humans.

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Edible insects

Growing concerns over food security mean we may need to consider alternative sources of protein in the future. Could edible insects be the solution?

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Vintage innovation

Helping our wine industry modulate flavour and alcohol levels in the face of climate and market change

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Assoc Prof. Simon Baxter

Simon’s research focuses on identifying genetic mutations that cause insecticide resistance.

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An ally emerges in the east

Partnering with Shanghai Jiao Tong University to enhance the agriculture and health of Australia and China

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Exclusive almonds

Not all almonds are the same, in fact our research has shown that some taste better than others and can be grown easier and with less risk of disease

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Chaolei Yuan

Acid sulfate soils have the potential to cause damage to our wildlife and waterways. PhD student, Chaolei, is looking at ways to remediate these soils, through the addition of organic matter.

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Barley breeding

The barley varieties developed by the University’s Barley Breeding Program account for approximately half of Australia’s barley production. Associate Professor Jason Eglinton leads the Program.

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