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Royal Adelaide Show 2017

       Come and see us in the Golden Grains Pavilion at the Royal Adelaide Show, we’ll be there all week.

Wheat in a Hot and Dry Climate, September 6th, 2017
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ARC Wheat Hub presenting at the Wheat Breeders Assembly in Sydney

Our Hub Director, Dr Delphine Fleury presenting at the 2017 Wheat Breeders Assembly last month in Sydney. Dr Nick Collins, Dr Penny Tricker, Dr Melissa Garcia, Dr Zohaib Khan and Dr Julie Dechorgnat also presented their work to the breeders.

Wheat in a Hot and Dry Climate, September 6th, 2017
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The Wheat Hub plaque is now in the Plant Genomics Centre.

Wheat in a Hot and Dry Climate, August 17th, 2017
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Follow us on twitter ! @wheathub

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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