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.
Unravelling the genetic keys to improve canola crop yield
An international team of researchers, including one of The University of Western Australia, has unravelled the genomes of 418 rapeseed samples to help improve crop yield.Read more
Plants need light to live, but too much causes stress
New research from UWA has revealed that too much sunshine can cause over seventy different “hidden” targets of damage to plant processes, causing “high light” stress as plants use up energy trying to repair the harm.Read more
Researchers abuzz over World Bee Day celebrations
Murray Street Mall will be a hive of activity to celebrate World Bee Day on Friday, 20 May.Read more