Nitrogen pollution: Forgotten element of climate change
Carbon dioxide is the headline greenhouse gas, but to mitigate climate change, we will need to tackle nitrogen emissions with technology, policy and our diet.
Empty calories no more
A biofortified rice that is rich in iron and zinc is a step closer to tackling malnutrition in countries overly dependent on a grain lacking key nutrients.
The black spot on Australia’s chilli industry
The discovery of four new pathogens that lead to a damaging disease in chillies is likely to put Australia's biosecurity measures under the spotlight.
Climate change: What it means for fruits
Some fruits may be in short supply in coming years according to new research analysing the impact of climate change on Australia's fruit growing industries.
Biosecurity and the beekeeper
Bees are delicate, central to the crop economy and a sentinel species in the monitoring of biosecurity. They're also fascinating creatures who get a bad rap.
A weed by any other name
Researchers explain what makes a plant a weed in one circumstance and acceptable in another, and how introduced species are part of the solution.
Drones, they’ll change the way we live
Drones are changing the way we work and live, with benefits in some surprising fields - like agriculture.