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Associate Professor Stephen Cattle

Associate Professor Stephen Cattle

My research interests are centered on æolian dust as a soil-forming factor in NSW, and on soil structural properties of shrink-swell clay soils (Vertosols)....

Dr Brian Jones

Dr Brian Jones

I have a passion for understanding the cellular and molecular structure and function of the wood forming vascular cambium...

Professor Alex McBratney

Professor Alex McBratney

I work passionately on the sustainable use and management of the soil system. The understanding that provides answers to such questions helps us...

Associate

Associate Professor Margaret Barbour

Understanding how terrestrial ecosystems respond to environmental change will underpin progress on some of the big issues currently facing humans...

Dr Tina Bell

Dr Tina Bell

Fire is a fundamental component of most Australian terrestrial ecosystems. As a fire ecologist I am interested in the wide range of responses of flora, fauna, soil microorganisms and ..

Dr Tariq Chattha

Dr Tariq Chattha

I have a passion to: develop high performance plant based technologies suited to heat prone water deficit environments, and promote knowledge and introduce innovations to improve...

Dr Peng Zhang

Dr Peng Zhang

My research interests include molecular cytogenetics of cereal, germplasm and genetic stocks development, and rust and other resistance genes transfer from wild species to cereal...

Associate Professor Peter Franks

Associate Professor Peter Franks

Every year, through billions of tiny pores or ‘stomata’ on the surface of leaves, plants take up about 120 gigatons of carbon in exchange for about 60,000 gigatons of water, an expensive transaction...

Professor Richard Trethowan

Professor Richard Trethowan

I want to produce more food with less water: I am interested in developing crop cultivars that use water more efficiently...

Associate Professor Willem Vervoort

Associate Professor Willem Vervoort

Determining future environmental management requires understanding of the basic drivers of landscape change. My research focuses on simulating landscape hydrology and forecasting...

Dr Tom Bishop

Dr Thomas Bishop

I am a Senior Lecturer in Environmetrics. Environmetrics is concerned with application and development of statistical methods for solving environmental and agricultural problems...

Associate Professor Michael Kertesz

Associate Professor Michael Kertesz

As a molecular microbial ecologist, the science that fascinates me most revolves around questions of functional interactions, especially in soil and rhizosphere environments...

Professor David Guest

Professor David Guest

My research is driven by my fascination with the complex interactions between plants and other organisms, in particular how plants recognise and respond to potential pathogens...

Dr Daniel Tan

Dr Daniel Tan

My research interests are focused on plant physiology and crop modelling.n...

Research

We are the primary provider of undergraduate education in agricultural and resource economics in Australia, and are active in research and consulting in a variety of areas. They have conducted projects in countries including Vietnam, Indonesia, Tonga, Cambodia, Bangladesh and Laos.

Our environmental, plant and food research is backed by funding from a variety of sources, including the Australian Research Council.