Mr Tim Dyall: agricultural scientist
Mr Tim Dyall is an agricultural scientist with CSIRO Livestock Industries. Based at the FD McMaster Laboratory in Chiswick, New South Wales, his work focuses on data collection, storage and analysis.
Bushfires cloud air pollution problem
Scientists believe more bushfires generated by rising temperatures and lower rainfall will lead to lower air quality over a greater number of days in Australia, particularly in the south-east.
Scientific summer for top Aussie students
Nineteen stellar tertiary students from around Australia will swap beachwear for lab coats this summer to work on their own science projects at CSIRO in Perth, Brisbane, Canberra, Merbein and Narrabri.
Science for tomorrow
This one-page extract from Farming Ahead contains four stories about CSIRO research on improving bovine fertility, making better use of saline land, controlling blackberry and the development of new pest-specific insecticides.
In this video find out how CSIRO's Rust Resistance Team has discovered genes that determine whether a plant can develop immunity to the harmful rust fungus. (2:30)
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Scientists are analysing the abundance and distribution of thousands of prawns caught at 300 sites across the Gulf of Carpentaria to help fine-tune the largest monitoring program designed for an Australian fishery.
Pest management in new cropping systems
This document includes presentations from session four of the Biosecurity in the new bioeconomy: threats and opportunities symposia held 18-21 November 2009 in Canberra, Australia Capital Territory. (183 pages)
This fact sheet provides information about equine influenza and the outbreak of disease that occurred in Australia during 2007.
Fungus foils plague locust attacks
This two-page article from Farming Ahead details how CSIRO has developed a new locust control measure from a strain of the naturally occurring fungus Metarhizium.
Managing plant invasions from agriculture
This document includes presentations from session two of the Biosecurity in the new bioeconomy: threats and opportunities symposia held 18-21 November 2009 in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory. (147 pages)
Biosecurity and invasive species
This fact sheet outlines biosecurity research by CSIRO, which is helping to manage the increasing threat and damage from invasive alien species that come with globalisation. (2 pages)
Eradicating pest ants from the Top End
CSIRO scientists lead research into the ecology, impacts and control of invasive ant species in northern Australia. A successful eradication project in Kakadu has paved the way for CSIRO leadership of a range of other pest ant management projects.