Plant Biology

Plant Biology Researchers - In the media

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Plant Biology research often leads to its personnel and students featuring in various forms of media releases.

We would like to congratulate these people on their successes by way of showcasing such articles/items. Well done!

News articles

Sowing seeds for the future

Article shown on Page 33 of the Sunday Times, Perth, dated 22 February 2015 (Kara Vickery)

Great Southern eyed for UNESCO listing

Article shown on Page 3 of The Great Southern Weekender, Albany WA, dated 12 February 2015 (Owen Davies) 

Region in spotlight

Article shown on page 9 of the Albany Advertiser, Albany WA dated 11/12/2014 (Prof. Hans Lambers and Ken Matts)

The science of a great red

Article shown on page 1 of the Echo, Perth WA, dated 29/11/2014 (Dr.Michael Considine)

Virus breakthrough for wheat growers

Article shown on page 27 of The Great Southern Weekend, Albany WA,  dated 27/11/2014 (Brenda Coutts)


Wheat seed virus research

Article shown on page 8 of the Wagin Argus, Wagin WA, dated 27/11/2014 (Brenda Coutts)

Aquatic herbicide could be key in ryegrass fight

Article shown on page 18 of the Mid-West Times, Geraldton WA dated 30/10/2014 (Rob Payne)

Young professionals awarded

Article shown on page 10 of the Central Midlands & Coastal Advocate, Moora WA dated the 03/04/2014 (Kimberley Adams, Nikki Dumbrell of WANTFA

and Georgia Pugh - UWA graduates) 

Forum sets high standard

Article shown on page 16 of the Esperance Express, Esperance, WA dated the 04/04/2014 (Kimberley Adams, Nikki Dumbrell of WANTFA

and Georgia Pugh - UWA graduates) 

Young farmers in spotlight

Article shown on page 30 of the Farm Weekly, Perth dated the 03/04/2014  (Kimberley Adams - UWA graduate)

DAFWA creates new tool to prevent bacon-flavoured wine

Article shown on page 17 of the Australian & NZ Grapegrower & Winemaker, National dated the 01/02/2014 (DAFWA & UWA)

Herbicide research study shows capacity of weeds to evolve resistance

Article shown on page 17 of the Countryman, Perth dated the 06/03/2014 (Asst/Prof Roberto Busi)

Spotlight on vine dormancy

Article shown on page 7 of the Stock Journal, Adelaide, dated 20/03/14 (Assist/Prof. Michael Considine)

GRDC scholar identifies herbicide-resistant weed

Article shown on page 8 of the Countryman, Perth dated the 27/02/2014 (Mike Ashworth)

North West bush fruit endorsed by American celebrity

Article shown on page 5 of the Mulga Mail, Geraldton dated the 01/02/2014 (Dr Liz Barbour)

Is there room for organics?

Article shown on page 68 of Cosmos, national dated the 01/03/2014 (Prof Ed Barrett-Lennard)

Cranbrook salt forum

Newspaper article shown on page 16 of the Countryman, Perth dated the 13/02/2014 (Prof Stephen Powles)

Phosphorus study to assist land users

Newspaper article shown on page 15 of the Pilbara News, Pilbara WA dated the 05/02/2014 (PhD candidate Jordan Iles)

Study finds plenty more little fish in the sea

News article shown in the Department of Fisheries 'Fish eNews', dated the 14/02/2014 (Prof Carlos Duarte and Prof Susana Agusti)

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Updated 17 Feb 2014


Resistance management strategies need diversity

Newspaper article shown on page 30 in the GRDC Ground Cover, National dated the 01/02/2014 (AHRI)

No prisoners in weeds-seed war

Newspaper article shown on page 31 in the GRDC Ground Cover, National dated the 01/02/2014 (Prof Steve Powles and Dr Michael Walsh)

Million dollar research could save precious habitats

Newspaper article shown on page 8 of the Mulga Mail, Geraldton WA dated the 01/01/2014 (Dr Siegy Krauss and Prof Steve Hopper)

Birds prove key to SW biodiversity

Newspaper article shown on page 9 of the Busselton Dunsborough Times, Busselton WA dated the 24/01/2014 (Dr Siegy Krauss and Prof Steve Hopper)

Plantation diversity boosts carbon storage

Newspaper article shown on page 13 of the Australasian Science, National dated the 01/02/2014 (Dr Kristin Hulvey)

Genetic focus in saline study

Newspaper article shown on page 85 of the Weekly Times, Melbourne dated the 20/11/13 (W/Prof Tim Colmer and Prof Ed Barrett-Lennard).

Report to launch

Newspaper article shown on page 3 of the Augusta Margaret River Mail dated 13/11/13(Dr Anne Brearley).

Report to Launch [RTF, 92.3 KB]
Updated 17 Mar 2014


Report to Launch [PDF, 47.4 KB]
Updated 17 Mar 2014


Light grazing of stubbles no cause for concern

Newspaper article shown on page 43 of the Countryman, Perth dated 07/11/13 (Dr Ken Flower)

Gene could open market for sandalwood

Newspaper article shown on page 5 of the Kimberley Echo dated 03/10/13 (Dr Liz Barbour)

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Updated 1 Apr 2014


Reserves Protect Sharks

Newspaper article shown on page 11 of the West Australian dated 23/07/13 (Jordan Goetze)

VIDEO

Video recording posted on You-tube which was part of a scientific research project conducted by the Department of Fisheries and UWA (Julia Santana Garcon)   Posted the 18th June 2013.

Mid-water BRUVs to study pelagic fish

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

'The War Against Weeds Down Under' by E. Stokstad - is a 3 page feature focused on UWA research on weeds and herbicide resistance in collaboration with industry featured in a special issue in Science on Pest Control.   Research by Prof Steve Powles and the AHRI team.