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Lavender industry benefits from research

Shining a light on Australia's emerging lavender industry

Growing the future of agriculture

Expanded glasshouses and new lab facilities for plant research

New resource for Australian growers

Researchers in the College of Science, Health and Engineering are leading a project to provide Australian growers with optimal sowing dates for wheat and barley

Cannabis genomics' therapeutic potential

Cannabis genomics has potential to transform production of high-quality plant-derived therapeutics

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Past events

Sunday 15 August 2021

Think you can design a new plant-based future food?? In collaboration with the Australian Society of Plant Scientists, La Trobe University will host an event called ‘The future is green’ so you can design a nutritious and sustainable plant-based future foods with internationally recognized agriculture and food researchers. The event will include activities such as science experiments, demonstration of science equipment and presentations by researchers.

Sunday 15 August 2021

Hands-on workshop to re-design plants for future food security

Thursday 11 March 2021

Join us for an in-depth discussion on the global status of biotech crops, and the approach to research, farming challenges and future directions from an Oceanian perspective.