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.
Sky is the limit for WA Young Tall Poppy
In the space of a handful of days, the UWA School of Molecular Sciences Dr Joanna Melonek was honoured with two prestigious awards in science.Read more
Unravelling how roots adapt to environmental stresses
Researchers from The University of Western Australia’s Institute of Agriculture and Nagoya University in Japan have uncovered new insights into the way rice plant roots adapt to environmental stresses, such as soil compaction and drought.Read more
Researchers dig deep to uncover soil fungi
Researchers from The University of Western Australia’s Institute of Agriculture have collaborated on a world-first study to directly compare the abundance and richness of two groups of root-colonising fungi across a diverse set of Australian biomes.Read more