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Gene scans provide deep insights into plant evolution

Gnetum gnemon (Nature)

The availability of high-quality plant genome sequences and advances in functional genomics is revolutionising our ability to understand plant evolution.

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Food scientist is new head of Agriculture, Food and Wine

Martin Cole has been appointed the new Head of the University of Adelaide’s School of Agriculture, Food and Wine.

An internationally recognised food scientist and leader of research organisations in Australia and the United States has been appointed the new Head of the University of Adelaide’s School of Agriculture, Food and Wine.

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Making high value products from agricultural waste

Food being dumped, that could have been used in alternative ways

Sunscreen from mushroom waste, healthy skincare products from apples and berries, and high-tech materials from Brussels sprout stalks?

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New AgTech scholarship set to bear fruit

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A new partnership between the State Government and the University of Adelaide to deliver an AgTech PhD scholarship is open for applications.

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Participants wanted for Chardonnay tasting

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Scientists are investigating our understanding of wine complexity - and they need your help.

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Wine graduates making it big in Mexico

Wine Science alumni Mauricio and Ben - Juguette

Mauricio and Ben met while studying viticulture and oenology at the University of Adelaide and their friendship grew over their shared love of all things food and wine.

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Local boost for AgTech, food and wine start-ups

Hon David Pisoni at the launch of ThincLab Waite

Start-up companies in agricultural technology, food and wine are being given a guiding hand with a new business incubator launched at the University of Adelaide’s Waite campus.

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Trapping atoms to protect Australia’s groundwater

Researcher Dr Rohan Glover, with the Atom Trap Trace Analysis (ATTA) facility at The University of Adelaide

A unique new facility at the University of Adelaide will help protect Australia’s precious groundwater from overuse and contamination.

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Tackling the causes of the Amazon forest fires

Wildfire

If we are so concerned for the rainforest why don’t we do more globally to help protect it?

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