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Wheat in a Hot and Dry Climate, July 13th, 2017
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Excited to try our new DJI Matrice drone!

Wheat in a Hot and Dry Climate, July 13th, 2017
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We are guest editors of Agronomy journal special issue.

Dr. Mamoru Okamoto, Dr. Darren Plett and Dr. Trevor Garnett are guest editors of the special issue “Biological Technology Platforms Accelerating Crop Improvement”. Modern agriculture has been hugely impacted by a number of technological innovations. Compared to conventional breeding methods, biotechnology provides the opportunity to fix a gene in a new crop variety more quickly, […]

Wheat in a Hot and Dry Climate, June 23rd, 2017
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Congratulations to our PhD student, Margaret Kirika!

Following on her Major Review seminar titled “Physiological and molecular characterization of foliar N uptake in wheat”, Margaret’s candidature for PhD was confirmed on Thursday the 18th of May 2017.  

Wheat in a Hot and Dry Climate, May 31st, 2017
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PhD candidate, Jessica Schmidt, successfully passed her major review.

Jessica Schmidt gave her PhD Major Review Seminar on “Identification of new loci for drought and heat tolerance in wheat using genome wide association” on Wednesday 12th April  2017, Waite campus, University of Adelaide. Her candidature for PhD has been confirmed. Congratulations!

Wheat in a Hot and Dry Climate, April 20th, 2017
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Our PhD student, Abdeljalil El Habti, successfully passed his major review.

Abdeljalil El Habti’s gave his PhD Major Review Seminar on “Identifying physiological traits underlying wheat tolerance to drought and heat stress” on Friday 10th March at 10:30am in the PGC Seminar Room, Waite campus, University of Adelaide. Following his PhD committee meeting, he was granted to continue his PhD.

Wheat in a Hot and Dry Climate, March 15th, 2017
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The Wheat Hub at InterDrought V conference

Delphine Fleury gave a talk on 23 February 2017 in Hyderabad, India, on the genetic basis of wheat yield under dry and hot climates. You can find her talk here:  http://ceg.icrisat.org/idv/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Interdrought-V.htm

Wheat in a Hot and Dry Climate, March 7th, 2017
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Our PhD student Jessica drafted a logo for the Hub

Wheat in a Hot and Dry Climate, February 23rd, 2017
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New Director for the Hub

Dr Delphine Fleury has been appointed Director of the Australian Research Council (ARC) Research Hub for Wheat in a Hot and Dry Climate here at Waite, taking over from previous Director, Dr Sigrid Heuer. Delphine completed her PhD on sunflower genetics in 2001 at the ENSAT (Toulouse, France), followed by postdoctoral training in 2005 at […]

Wheat in a Hot and Dry Climate, January 30th, 2017
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PhD Introductory Seminar : Margaret Wambui Kirika

  Topic: Physiological and molecular characterization of foliar N uptake in wheat Venue: Plant Research Center Auditorium Date & Time: 30 November 2016 at 1pm

Wheat in a Hot and Dry Climate, November 23rd, 2016
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