News: School of Agriculture Food and Wine

Participants wanted for wine packaging research study

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Researchers are investigating consumer opinions on wine packaging - and they need your help!

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‘Game changing’ salt tolerant wheat set for field trials

Salt tolerant wheat

Field trials will begin at Roseworthy and Red Hill for a new type of salt tolerant bread wheat that has the potential to boost both the yield and profit of Australian and international crops.

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New program to steer high school students into STEM careers

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The new STEM Academy will provide high school students with a clear pathway into STEM degrees, and an understanding of the jobs their studies can lead to.

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Barley partnership brewing between scientists and engineers

School of Agriculture, Food and Wine researcher Associate Professor Matthew Tucker.

University of Adelaide agri-food and wine scientists and chemical engineers have paired up with the goal to improve the quality of beer and wine.

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Does your horse cough? Perhaps it has asthma

Dr Surita du Preez is leading the study on asthma in horses

Could recent bushfires have increased respiratory distress in horses? Our researchers are investigating.

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Emerging grape and wine researchers win Wine Australia scholarships

Joseph Marks

Eight emerging University of Adelaide grape and wine researchers have been given a boost with Wine Australia scholarships to support their PhD and masters research.

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Industry chips in to save spud scraps

Potatoes

Up to 100,000 tonnes of potatoes could be saved from the bin each year, thanks to a new $1 million research and development partnership with some of Australia's largest potato producers.

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Advanced fertiliser research forges ahead with new industry contract

Fertiliser Technology Research Centre

Enhanced spreading, improved efficiency and reduced environmental impact will be the focus of continuing fertiliser research under a new five-year partnership agreement with US-based fertiliser producer The Mosaic Company.

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Scientists develop CT scanning technique for stress tolerance in wheat

CT scan wheat

Scientists have developed a computed tomography (CT) scanning method for screening large samples of wheat for drought and heat tolerance.

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Kicking goals in sciences gender equity and diversity

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Improving gender equity and diversity in STEM has been rewarded with the award of an Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Award, the highest level of this award available in Australia.

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