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Worldwide, many bee species specialise on floral resources from local native plant species, and do not incorporate pollen from introduced species, including crops, in their diet.
Investigating the nitrogen and phosphorus requirements of psyllium (Plantago ovata), an emerging food and pharmaceutical crop
Plantago ovata or psyllium, is an emerging crop species in Australia. It is the source of psyllium husk, a dietary fibre-rich material used as health supplements and in the production of gluten-free food.
While the dangers and implications of antibiotic resistance to human health are well known and publicised, far less attention has been given the increasing problem of resistance to the pesticides and herbicides vital to global food production systems.
David is seeking students who are interested in chemistry, whether from the perspective of wine or food science, or pure chemistry.
If your backyard is anything like mine, weeds are setting up home everywhere. Unfortunately, this is not only happening in our backyards, but also in farms across Australia and the world.