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.
Gene search to combat heat stress in canola
Identifying the genes that make canola heat-tolerant is the aim of a five-year Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) research project led by The University of Western Australia’s (UWA) Institute of Agriculture Research Fellow Sheng Chen.Read more
Students showcase the future of agriculture
Top postgraduate students will present their latest research in agriculture and related areas at UWA’s Institute of Agriculture Postgraduate Showcase.Read more
Scientists solve 70-year old mystery of the origins of oat disease
An international team of researchers has uncovered the genetic origin of an oat disease that reached epidemic proportions in the United States in the 1940s.Read more
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