Professor Prem Bhalla

Head, Plant Science, Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, University of Melbourne

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Sciences & Technology

Smaller plants show promise for future food crops

Researchers have bred smaller soybean plants with the same yield, raising the possibility that smaller crops could grow more food from less land in our changing climate

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Sciences & Technology

Helping crops survive heatwaves

Global warming threatens both the yield and survival of crucial crops. By understanding how extreme heat impacts plant genetics, researchers aim to breed in more resilience.

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Sciences & Technology

A question of quinoa

Traditional knowledge from the Andes is inspiring research on quinoa flowering to develop future breeding programs

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