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Dr John Angus is conducting research into the nitrogen requirements of crop plants.
Dr Joe Miller is conducting research on Acacia's ecological and evolutionary interactions.
Dr Lynne McIntyre specialises in molecular genetics of wheat and sugarcane, with particular emphasis on the application of molecular markers to wheat and sugarcane plant breeding programs.
Dr Liz Dennis is a leading researcher in gene expression, molecular bases of plant development, plant gene regulation and mapping plant genomes.
Dr Mandy Walker is investigating how the compounds responsible for colour and mouthfeel are made in fruit.
Dr Lingling Gao uses the model plant system, Medicago truncatula, to analyse how plants respond to insects and to help identify ways to improve insect resistance in plants.
Dr Linda Broadhurst aims to improve the restoration of Australia's highly degraded landscapes.
Dr Linda Tabe aims to produce bigger, more nutritious grain by researching how plants move carbon, nitrogen and sulfur compounds into developing grain.
Dr Kemal Kazan researches model and crop plants to analyse signalling processes regulating plant defence responses.
Dr Michael Bange develops decision support tools to assist cotton farm management.
Dr Michael Ayliffe aims to improve rust resistance in cereals by using transgenic (gene technology) approaches.
Research by Dr Mark R Thomas is improving our understanding of the function of grapevine genes, helping to improve grape and wine quality.
Dr Morell is an expert in starch synthesis and leads the Food Futures Flagship's Future Grains, Grain Based Foods and Feed research program.
Dr Margaret Roper specialises in soil and plant associated microbiology, in particular, the impact of sandy soils and farming practices on crop yields.
Dr Ming-Bo Wang researches the RNA silencing in plants, in particular the mechanistic and the applied aspects of RNA silencing in plants.
Dr Nicola Cottee is working to identify high temperature tolerance in cotton cultivars.
Dr Narayana Upadhyaya is exploring the genes involved with stem rust infection in wheat.
Dr Milos Ivkovich is a quantitative geneticist who combines genetics, wood science and economics to improve the profitability of radiata pine and other wood products.
Dr Paul Boss is researching how grape genotype, environment and management affects wine flavour and aroma.
Dr Michael Braunack is undertaking research on cotton farming systems to improve resource use efficiency.
Dr Philip Larkin researches wheat germplasm improvement.
Dr Phillip Jackson is developing sugarcane varieties with better cane yield, adaptation to adverse environments and increased sucrose content.
Dr Pushkar Shrestha is developing long-chain omega-3 oil in seed crops.
Mr Paul Warburton researches the production, evaluation and deployment of Eucalyptus hybrids in subtropical and tropical plantation forests.
Dr Richard Simpson is an agronomist researching pasture management, botanical composition, forages for livestock, plant nutrition and fertiliser use.
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