Native seed research unlocks key to plant growth in arid landscapes using local bacteria

Packaging local bacteria together with the seeds of native plants could replenish the vegetation of dryland ecosystems in many states and add to cropping ventures Dryland ecosystems cover around 40% of land on earth and support more than 2 billion people, but once degraded – through overgrazing or inadequate irrigation – can be difficult to […]

Livestock producers forked out $234 million for pasture seed last season

As pasture seed breeders claim they have consistently delivered 0.5 to 1.0% per annum increases in forage yields and quality while building in pest and disease resistance In an Australian-first, data released by pasture seed industry breeders claim they deliver $3 billion of value each year through improving their product efficiency. Mr Osman Mewett, Chief […]