Plants uncovered: extreme serendipity in polyploidy
New research shows how complex the genomes of plants really are. This research can help us grow better and more sustainable crops.
Game on: using augmented reality in prawn farming
We’re using gaming platforms, sensor technologies and next-gen data interaction techniques to help prawn farmers make decisions. Check out what we did at the recent D61+Live to demo the tech.
Knowing how cells self-destruct could help feed the world
Our scientists are involved in ground-breaking research into self-destructing cells. Their new findings could help us to develop disease-resistant plants.
Sex lives of flies could be key to tackling food waste
Our insect behaviour experts have gone under the sheets to find out what gets flies in the mood in a bid to produce more eggs for food waste management.
Are we growing enough fruit and vegetables for an apple a day?
New research shows not enough fruit and vegetables are available for people to meet dietary recommendations.
What does the future hold for livestock production in Australia?
This thought leadership essay from CSIRO Agriculture and Food discusses future livestock production trends in Australia.
Farmers can start 2060 transformation today
Farmers looking to respond to the Australian National Outlook can start adapting today.
Avengers unite to fight wheat rust
We’re taking an Avengers approach — we’ve combined several super-powered, rust-resistance genes together to fight wheat stem rust. Who will win the battle?
Bees with backpacks fly into schools
Victorian school students are helping support a global initiative to save bees thanks to our tech.
Science is in the genes, for our award-winning geneticist
Can you inherit a love of science? How do you make a weed less 'weedy'? What do these questions have to do with each other? There's only one way to find out.
Climate work-around could boost Australian wheat yields
We’re working to adapt Australian wheat to a changing climate through new genetics and farming practices.