Charles Sturt University
Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation

Feature Stories

Link between herbicide resistance and cropping practice
Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation research has shown a link between cropping practices and the evolution of herbicide resistance in the weed annual ryegrass, highlighting the need to rotate chemical and non-chemical weed control.

Research with impact for Australian farmers and developing countries
The impact of research by the Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation for farmers and the wider community is demonstrated in a new Australian Government report.

Interns to gain research insight and experience
The Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation has welcomed six new CSU student interns.

A perspective of agricultural research – from India
The Graham Centre recently hosted Dr Nivedita Narain from PRADAN, a non-government development organisation in India that works in communities to strengthen the ability of the rural poor to earn a decent living.

Women in IT award for CSU academic
CSU academic and Graham Centre Associate Member Dr Lihong Zheng has won a major award from a leading global information technology (IT) company.

International recognition for weed scientist
Graham Centre member Dr John Broster has received international recognition as part of a team awarded the outstanding research paper in Weed Technology by the Weed Science Society of America.

Opinion: Can I see your licence to farm?
In an opinion piece for The Rural Newspaper, Associate Professor Marta Hernandez-Jover writes about agriculture's 'social licence' and the role of research in developing best practice.

Honours research: Purslane, antioxidants and diabetes
CSU Bachelor of Science Honours student Ms Collette Geier's research has focused on purslane or pigweed and antioxidant activity.

Australia Day honour for CSU agricultural education advocate
CSU Emeritus Professor Jim Pratley has been awarded a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM) for his service to agricultural science through roles as an educator, researcher and advisor.

Next step in research into potential health benefits of coloured rice
Volunteers are needed for CSU research investigating the antioxidant and anti-inflamatory potential of coloured rice.