- Professor Prem Bhalla
Head, Plant Science, Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, University of Melbourne
Smaller plants show promise for future food crops
University of Melbourne researchers have bred smaller soybean plants with the same yield, raising hopes smaller crops could grow more food on less land.
Helping crops survive heatwaves
By understanding how extreme heat impacts plant genetics, University of Melbourne researchers aim to breed more resilient crops for a warmer world.
A question of quinoa
Traditional knowledge from the Andean peoples is inspiring University of Melbourne research on quinoa flowering and the development of future breeding programs.