Grapes and wine overview
CSIRO is contributing to improving the production, processing and marketing of grapes and grape products.
The future of farming
CSIRO is working towards 'Smart Farm' of the future, with research focussing on Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) and their potential to transform the Australian agriculture industry.
Dr Lewis Wilson: tackling cotton pests
Dr Lewis Wilson researches pests in cotton and helps develop tools that contribute to uptake of integrated pest management (IPM) and reducing insecticide use in cotton production.
Licensing RNAi gene technology
Having developed the 'hairpin RNAi' gene silencing technology, CSIRO is now working with commercial partners to develop specific product applications.
CSIRO’s other icon celebrates 50 years
It may not have spawned its own movie or played a part in NASA's moon landings, but in its own way, CSIRO’s Phytotron facility has made no less a contribution to science than its more famous cousin, the Parkes Radio Telescope, aka "The Dish".
Improving cereal performance
Working within national regulations, researchers have established several trials around Australia to test how genetically modified wheat and barley varieties respond to field conditions.