News: Honours projects - Agricultural science
Honours project: Discover how parasitic nematodes affect cereal plant roots and exactly which genes help the plants fight back.
Honours project: Test the level of caffeine supplementation fed to outdoor, semi-intensive grazing ewes during late gestation.
Honours project: Determine the effects of maternal water restriction on egg development by investigating key proteins in the albumen of fertile chicken eggs which are vital for the survival and growth of the chicken embryo.
Honours project: Investigate the movement of plague locusts using laboratory and field experiments.
Honours project: Examine how a variety of factors influences the brood guarding behaviour of a parasitoid wasp species
Honours project: Investigate wheat growth and yield in high-sodium soils using drone-mounted imaging techniques
Honours project: Identify wheat lines from around the world that are tolerant to subsoil challenges such as high salinity and soil pH
Honours project: Examine how wheat yield can be improved by increasing tolerance to different soil constraints
Honours project: Examine how micronutrient interactions alter the growth and ion concentrations of wheat in sodic soils
Management practices to enable early wet season forage production in lowland rice production systems of The Lao PDR
Honours project: Explore management options to improve early wet season crop production in Lao PDR, southeast Asia