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The Fertiliser Technology Research Centre (FTRC) is at the forefront of novel research that is improving the quality and efficiency of fertilisers.

Our scientists are international experts in soil chemistry, fertiliser technology and plant nutrition.

FTRC is based within the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine at Waite campus – which is home to the largest concentration of agricultural research and teaching expertise in the Southern Hemisphere.

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Advanced fertiliser research forges ahead with new Mosaic contract

New five-year partnership agreement to enhance spreading, improve efficiency and reduce the environmental impact of fertilisers.

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Fertiliser expert joins scientific panel on responsible plant nutrition

Professor Mike McLaughlin’s globally recognised expertise on phosphate and novel fertiliser technologies has led to his inclusion on the international panel for responsible plant nutrition.

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Research collaboration earns top International Fertiliser Society honours

The Brian Chambers award has been won by Chandnee Ramkissoon for her collaborative research across the universities of Nottingham and Adelaide.

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