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Rhizopus arrhizus: Fantastic fungi and how to control them

Rhizopus arrhizus

Honours project: Rhizopus arrhizus is a fast-growing fungus that spoils our food - it also has a huge biotechnological potential.

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Transcription factors controlling seed development

Cover 3 mod Transcription factors controlling seed development

Honours project: Participate in a plant breeding project understanding seed development in flowering plants.

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Fruit fly control: CRISPR mutagenesis of the yellow2 gene

Queensland fruit fly (Bactrocera tryoni)

Honours project: Help generate a sterile fruit fly strain with a visible marker to facilitate easy tracking of sterile males after release.

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Earth observation technologies focus for partnership

The SITAEL Platino spacecraft over Australia. SITAEL

IPAS and SITAEL Australia partner to create new space-based infrared instruments. 

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MOU to support sustainable growth of the Barossa wine industry

Shiraz grapes - Kristin Nutting from Pixabay

A landmark Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Adelaide and Barossa Grape & Wine Association has been signed today at The Barossa Cellar.

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Scientists named as environmental influencers

Professor Bob Hill

University of Adelaide scientists have been named among South Australia’s most influential people in the environment sector.

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How did sugar-eating birds co-evolve with plants that produce nectar?

New Holland Honeyeater (Phylidonyris novaehollandiae) feeding on nectar of Acorn Banksia (Banksia prionotes). Photograph by Todd J. McWhorter.

Research led by the University of Adelaide has shown, for the first time, that the digestive systems of nectar-eating birds co-evolved with the nectar-composition in flowers.

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Defence Women in STEM scholarships awarded to Uni of Adelaide students

Defence Women in STEM Undergraduate Scholarship recipients

Five women undergraduate students from the University of Adelaide have won scholarships to help them continue their STEM-related studies.

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Fighting frost: Minimising the impact on Aussie crops

Image illustrating the general appearance of the frost nursery including different experiments and multiple times of sowing in Loxton, South Australia.

Researchers have analysed the performance of varieties and advanced breeding lines of wheat and barley in response to frost in different environments.

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United States influences Australia's illegal pet trade

illegal wildlife trade high risk species

When it comes to importing illegal reptiles, Australia’s trade closely follows US trends, according to new University of Adelaide research.

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