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Phone: 1300 363 400
CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, is Australia's national science agency and one of the largest and most diverse research agencies in the world.
Large-scale, long-term, multidisciplinary science to address Australia's major national challenges and opportunities.
CSIRO manages national facilities and collections that are opened to researchers around Australia and overseas.
Providing an integrated approach to Australia's national biosecurity combining world-leading scientific expertise with cutting-edge diagnostic, surveillance and response capabilities.
Scientists are researching the role of native vegetation as a means of improved pest management strategies for agricultural systems. (2 pages)
What do you do when a weed fights back? Noogoora burr in Australia’s tropical north has done just that but CSIRO scientists aren’t letting it get away with it.
Find out about the work being done by the National Invertebrate Pest Initiative (NIPI) in this issue of its newsletter. (9 pages)
Invasive plants and animals (including invertebrates) are now the second biggest threat to national biodiversity after habitat loss
Justin Leonard’s research interests are in bushfire mechanism interaction with infrastructure and the context of bushfire losses including community behaviour and fire fighter safety.
This fact sheet describes research on Evippe sp. #1, a leaf tying-moth from Argentina that was released in Australia as a biological control on the introduced invasive weeds species mesquite.
The recovery and purification of cobalt and lithium from spent batteries could be a step closer through the use of new solvent extraction (SX) processes.
Wild radish has a major economic impact on crop production in southern Australia, with herbicide expenditure alone on this weed exceeding A$40 million annually and herbicide resistance an increasing problem.
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