Avocado’s draft genome could be the key to improvements in future crops, according to researchers at The University of Queensland (UQ) and The Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation...

Genome research means zero-caffeine coffee bean could soon grow in Queensland It will soon be possible to grow premium-quality caffeine-free coffee, tea and cocoa, thanks to research from the University...

Australian rice may have ancient DNA that will be vital to food security As well as displaying important similarities with domesticated rice, Australia’s wild rice offers tremendous potential for global...

A major research program aimed at protecting Australia’s AU$450 million banana industry has been launched by a team of scientists, led by the Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation...

Queensland Government scientists and researchers from the University of Queensland have discovered new anti-microbial properties in a combination of natural-plant ingredients, including two common native...