Science Network WA

Two-spray strategy outmanoeuvres crop weed

A strategy that applies herbicides to crops at two different times has been found to effectively combat weeds including wild radish (Raphanus raphanistrum) in northern Wheatbelt crops.

Mar 17, 2014
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X-rays help map seed's salt tolerance

Researchers have used flame photometry and electron microscopy's full-spectrum X-ray mapping to reveal differences in salt uptake and distribution in the seeds of WA coastal plants.

Mar 17, 2014
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Dieback devastates south-west bird communities

In the first study of its kind, researchers have investigated how dieback negatively impacts bird communities in south-western Australia by altering the structure of vegetation and causing the loss of flower ...

Mar 14, 2014
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Baited video carries baseline data in Cockburn Sound

Annual surveys investigating fish assemblages within Cockburn Sound over six years have led to two important findings that have enabled effective monitoring of fish ecology in the face of proposed developments.

Mar 10, 2014
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Meat appeal high on lamb producer list

Consumers' want for visually appealing meat, and the genetic science behind producing such a trait has been explored in a recent summary paper which described key industry findings on the quality of Australian ...

Mar 10, 2014
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