UWA Institute of Agriculture
Our vision is to foster innovation and provide research-based solutions to food and nutritional security, environmental sustainability and agribusiness. The Institute works with the agricultural and natural resource sectors to create knowledge and improve workforce skills, such that those committed to agriculture may advance their individual aspirations, contribute to local and regional prosperity, and exercise responsible stewardship of the environment.
Hackett Professor Kadambot Siddique - Director, UWA Institute of Agriculture
In the Spotlight
Discover the latest in agriculture research and innovation.
Proven method to reduce fertilisation and increase economic and environmental benefits
A method that determines the ideal fertiliser application for wheat crops – without sacrificing yield or protein content – has been proven to reduce fertiliser input requirement, decrease greenhouse gas emissions and increase net income for grain growers.Read more
Can plants be genetically programmed to save themselves?
Adil Khan has not seen The Martian. But his work is helping to ensure that when human beings do reach Mars, they will have a better time of it than Matt Damon’s Mark Watney.Read more
Study unearths state of soil health in community gardens
Community gardens have been sprouting up all over Perth in recent years, but until recently, little was known about their soil health and carbon storage.Read more