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‘Legume leader’ set to share 40 years of lupin experience

10 Apr 2024

The concept of crop champions is an extension and development tool that has delivered over history and now is being applied through an extensive GRDC supported Grower Group Alliance project to promote legume production. Learn...


Balancing the bitter-sweetness of lupins to increase their consumption

08 Apr 2024

Chunsheng Xiao is applying innovative science to understand the molecular basis of the bitter alkaloids in narrow leaf lupin in...


Novel flowering genes to expand lupin production

03 Apr 2024

Genetic bottlenecks often arise in the domestication of crop species and narrow-leafed lupin is a unique case. Modern varieties are dominated by one flowering gene,...


Lupins to be fortified for disease resistance

18 Mar 2024

6 Renewed vigour is being applied to narrow-leafed lupin development with a major cross institutional project upping the ante for disease resistance. Four high priority diseases...


Seeking: Outstanding GRDC grains leader in WA

19 Feb 2024

The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is on the lookout for a dynamic and dedicated leader from the Western Australian grains sector to chair its Western Regional Panel. This crucial role is at the forefront of connecting GRDC with the grains industry, significantly influencing research, development, and extension (RD&E) strategies to meet the specific needs of growers and the...


Grains careers in focus at GRDC Updates panel

05 Feb 2024

The upcoming Grains Research Update in Perth, hosted by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) on February 26 and...


HALO project shines light on Broomehill nitrogen needs

30 Jan 2024

New pasture legume options for grain growers are being trialled in regions of need through HALO – the Harvestable Annual...

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