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Dr Arun Yadav, from the ANU Research School of Biology

Scientists find new way to develop drought-resilient crops

Australian research could help breeders develop more drought-resilient crops that can produce more food and more profit with less water.
Professor Peter Solomon. Image Stuart Hay, ANU

Australian wheat shows resistance to devastating disease

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have shown how Australian wheat crops would cope if a destructive disease that’s yet to hit our shores ever made it into the country.

Accelerating the water space-race

Dr Caitlin Byrt explores strategies for advancing water filtration.

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PS Seminar Series - How will plants adapt to a high CO2 world?

12pm 1 Jul 2024
In this talk I will discuss our progress in understanding the impact of eCO2 concentrations on a forest ecosystem using data from the Free-Air Carbon dioxide Enrichment (FACE) site at the Birmingham Institute for Forest Research (BIFoR), and show some recent data of the effects on the nutritional status of seed.

PS Seminar Series: Targets of powdery mildew avirulence effectors in barley

12pm 2 Jul 2024
Blumeria hordei (Bh) causes the powdery mildew disease of barley. In resistant barley lines, the RNase-like Bh AVRA effectors are recognized by immune receptors encoded at the barley Mildew locus a (Mla).

PS Seminar Series - Photosynthesis promotes pre-protein processing of chloroplast SEC and TAT cargoes

3.30pm 12 Jul 2024
Results show that the processing of a specific module of Photosystem-associated proteins and concomitantly progression of chloroplast biogenesis depend on active photosynthesis early in plant development.

PS Seminar Series

12pm 24 Jul 2024
More information to come