Australia Day 2022 honours for CSIRO people
Our scientists were recipients of Australia Day honours including polymer chemist, Dr Graeme Moad, and environmental chemist, Dr Graeme Batley.
Nigeria has given a new GM cowpea variety the go ahead. Why it matters
Nigeria recently approved the world's first GM cowpea, which provides full protection against the pod-borer Maruca, a major problem for this important crop.
Breakthrough in hunt for deadly cereal killer
A cereal killer is on the loose. A team of internal experts are on a mission to uncover the origins of the world’s deadliest strain of cereal rust disease.
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.
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?
Long-term rural research partnerships still delivering value
Innovation means something real in agriculture. It means feeding the world in the face of climate change, water shortages, pests, natural disasters, and more. Here are just some examples of what we have achieved through our partnerships with Rural RDCs.