News: Waite Research Institute

Participants wanted for wine packaging research study

Wine cans - Gnawme (CC BY 2.0) https://www.flickr.com/photos/normevangelista/41199981614

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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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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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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Awards: Sciences' researchers, students and staff shine in 2019

The 2019 Partnership Development Award is awarded to:  Dr Alice Jones from the School of Biological Sciences

Researchers, graduate students and sciences' staff were recognised for their achievements in 2019 at the recent Faculty of Sciences end of year awards function.

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Participants wanted for Cabernet Sauvignon wine tasting

Wine tasting at Waite campus winery

Scientists are investigating the sensory attributes driving the typicity of Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon wines - and they need your help!

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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

School of Agriculture, Food and Wine image

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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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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Plant discovery opens frontiers

biochemical mechanism fundamental to plant life

Scientists discover biochemical mechanism fundamental to plant life that could have huge implications for biomedical, pharmaceutical, chemical and biotechnology industries.

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