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.
Dr Deborah Middleton and the Hendra Virus research team from the Division of Animal, Food and Health Sciences. For their pioneering research that has led to the development of the first equine vaccine and a human treatment against the deadly Hendra virus. The Equivax® HeV horse vaccine, will save human lives by protecting horses from […]
Ngara is our next-wave wireless technology that is optimising the wireless spectrum and helping connect more Australians in more places.
Greg Constable and the Cotton Breeding and Biotechnology Team (CSIRO Plant Industry). For the major impact achieved on Australia’s cotton production due to the breeding and deployment of the new cotton variety Sicot 71BRF. In 2010-11, 80 per cent of the record Australia crop area was sown with Sicot 71 BRF. Team members: Dr Greg […]
Ross Tellam and the Livestock Genomics Team (CSIRO Livestock Industries). For leadership of two international consortia and scientific contributions dedicated to decoding the genomes of cattle and sheep, positioning Australia as a global leader in transforming animal agriculture. Team members: Dr Ross Tellam, Dr James Kijas, Dr Brian Dalrymple, Dr Bill Barendse, Dr David Townley, […]