Horticulture

In a region long touted as a food bowl, our scientists are working on smart, sustainable options for northern Australia food production.

A women looks at mango flowers on a tree

As temperatures increase in the Northern Territory, timing and triggers for important stages of the mango production cycle might be impacted. A team of climate researchers and horticulturalists is working together to understand what some of these changes may look like so the industry can prepare.

kangaroos lying and standing in the rows of vines

A plant-growth-regulating spray might be the solution for vineyards affected by heatwaves.

white and red wine bottles close up

Wine fraud is a threat to Australia’s wine industry, but a technique to fingerprint wine could help protect the industry.