Dr Harry Wu: researching tree genetics and breeding
Dr Harry Wu uses his expertise in forest genetics to improve productivity and wood quality in forest plantations. His outstanding contributions to Australian tree improvement were recently recognised by a Special Contribution Award from the Southern Tree Breeding Association.
Improving the control of Delta Arrowhead
This two-page information sheet is about CSIRO's collaboration with La Trobe University, DPI Victoria and RIRDC to better understand the biology of the aquatic weed Delta Arrowhead (Sagittaria platyphylla)and improve its control.
Helping hands aid tsunami victims
In December 2004, a destructive tsunami ravaged the shores of several Indian Ocean nations. Thanks to Ensis scientists, relief is being provided to two of the islands significantly damaged in the disaster.
Plant gene technology
CSIRO is a leader in plant gene technology delivering practical, profitable and sustainable plant products and novel gene technologies.
CSIRO Plant Industry information sheets
CSIRO Plant Industry has a number of easy-to-read information sheets on various aspects of our plant science research. This page links to these information sheets.
Conservation: plant-microbe interactions
CSIRO is using the relationships between plants and microbes to understand pathogen resistance, improve revegetation programs and investigate the structure of plant communities
Plant Industry Researchers
Plant Industry researchers promote profitable and sustainable agrifood, fibre and horticultural industries, developing new plant products and improving natural resource management.
Renewable industrial chemicals from plants
CSIRO Plant Industry in collaboration with the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is researching plants that may be able to replace petrochemicals in the manufacture of polymers and other industrial products.