In 2017 Cotton Seed Distributors (CSD), the only company that supplies cotton seed to Australian cotton growers, celebrated their 50th anniversary. CSD put together this video to highlight the important partnership with CSIRO to develop and market cotton that benefits growers’ bottom line and is good for the environment and for rural communities.
Awarded to our agriculture and food rust researchers for contributing to global food security by protecting cereal crops against rust diseases. We worked with the Grains Research and Development Corporation on this pioneering research.
Bowel cancer is the second most common cancer in Australia. Research shows that eating fibre rich in resistant starch is one way we can combat this threat. This animation shows how resistant starch moves through the intestine, feeds the healthy bacteria of the gut Microbiome and helps prevent cancer.
Find out how we’re working with Popina Foods to get BARLEYmax, our ‘supergrain’ that contains twice the dietary fibre of regular grains, into your cereal.
The 93.9 metre research vessel, which weighs 6,082 ton, was moved from the wharf to a barge using a hydraulic system, and then towed to a dock, where the barge was submerged, leaving the vessel floating. The skidding took several days, as the hydraulic system used to move the ship across the wharf only moves at a snail’s pace, taking minutes to move just millimeters.
Australia’s rare and precious rainforests, like the iconic Daintree, could have an unexpected aerial ally in the battle against weeds – autonomous helicopters.
The insect life cycle: egg, larva, pupa, adult and now digital. Find out how we are helping one of the most diverse groups of animals go online.
For more than 40 years our lab in Darwin has been carrying out environmental and agricultural research in the Top End of the Northern Territory. Our ecological and socio-economic research aims to underpin sustainable land management and regional development in the north.