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South America to reap benefits from Australian-bred durum wheat

The first commercial crop of an Australian durum wheat variety that was unsuccessful in its home country will be harvested in Chile in February. The licensing of the Yawa variety was finalised in a deal between the University of Adelaide and Chilean seed company Isopro late last year. The Yawa variety of durum wheat, which […]

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Kudos for Waite’s Barley Breeding Program

Currently featuring in Brand SA’s Inside South Australia news, Professor Jason Eglinton and the University’s barley breeding team have scored a big win with Compass, the malting barley developed here and first available to growers in early 2015. With that season now behind us, farmers are confirming outstanding results in spite of tough growing conditions; […]

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