TropAg2019

11 November 2019 9:00am13 November 2019 5:00pm
TropAg is the world’s leading tropical agriculture event bringing together the best in research and innovation, across plant, animal and food sciences. TropAg focuses on science and technology solutions across the agriculture and food supply chain, including technology and investment. Now incorporatingthe agricultural technology AgFutures conference, TropAg held in Brisbane, Australia, the capital of Australia’s second largest state, Queensland, which has 83 percent of its land area dedicated to tropical and sub-tropical agriculture.
Workshop on plant cryobiotechnology

Workshop on plant cryobiotechnology

14 November 2019 9:30am
Participants will learn cryopreservation theory covering techniques, challenges of different plant species and the underlying biochemicals and physiological; considerations.
A sensory experience of Australian flavour

A sensory experience of Australian flavour

11 November 2019 6:30pm7:30pm
The sensory experience of food and wine flavour has an important influence on consumer acceptance or rejection. A flavour's signature is impacted by the environment in which the food was grown and harvested. Understanding how place-of-origin influences food quality allows Australian companies to brand their products and produce with a point-of-difference, based on flavour, that inextricably ties the food to provenance.

TropAg Trivia Night hosted by RAID

10 November 2019 6:00pm9:00pm
To kick off TropAg 2019, RAID is hosting a fun filled night of trivia! Join us for general trivia, drinks and food.

Genes controlling sucrose movement in grasses

5 November 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor David Braun will present a QAAFI Science Seminar titled 'Genes controlling sucrose movement in grasses'

Are you feeding your gut microbes?

22 October 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Deirdre Mikkelsen from QAAFI's Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences will present a seminar titled 'Are you feeding your gut microbes?'
Global "avomania":  Overcoming constraints to orchard productivity and fruit quality

Global "avomania": Overcoming constraints to orchard productivity and fruit quality

15 October 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
A/Prof Liz Dann from QAAFI's Centre for Horticultural Science will present a seminar.

Is Genomic Selection Working for my Breeding Program?

1 October 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Hosted by QAAFI's Dr Craig Hardner, A/Prof Salvador Gezan will present a seminar titled "Is Genomic Selection Working for my Breeding Program?"

Stingless Bee Honey - Towards Standardization

24 September 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Norhasnida Zawawi from Universiti Putra Malaysia will present a seminar titled "Stingless Bee Honey - Towards Standardization"
Prof Mike Gidley

Nourishing Australia - a decadal plan for the science of nutrition

17 September 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Mike Gidley from QAAFI's Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences will present a seminar titled "Nourishing Australia - a decadal plan for the science of nutrition"

Domestication of macadamia

3 September 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Craig Hardner from QAAFI's Centre for Horticultural Science, and Ian McConachie, will present a QAAFI Science Seminar titled "Domestication of macadamia"

From new to old problems in respiratory bacterial diseases of livestock – an overview

27 August 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Conny Turni from QAAFI's Centre for Animal Science will present a seminar.

Intensification options for diverse farms in eastern and southern Africa

13 August 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Erin Wilkus from QAAFI's Centre for Crop Science will present a seminar titled "Intensification options for diverse farms in eastern and southern Africa"
Professor Ian Godwin

Ian Godwin and Expert Panel - Good Enough to Eat?

31 July 2019 6:00pm
Join Amanda Niehaus (biologist and an award-winning writer) and an expert panel including Professor Ian Godwin, Dr Heather Smyth, and Jimmy Botella as they discuss 'Good Enough to Eat?: Next Generation GM Crops' on the 31st of July.
Prof Ben Hayes

Genomes, phenomes and microbiomes to improve health and productivity of livestock

30 July 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Prof Ben Hayes will present a QAAFI Science Seminar.

Australasian Plant Pathology Society Queensland Seminar

22 July 2019 10:30am2:30pm
The Australasian Plant Pathology Society (APPS) Queensland Seminar Series is held thrice a year at a different location in Queensland to present the plant pathology research being conducted across the state and to facilitate potential linkages between individuals of different institutes and organisations.

Translational Photosynthesis Conference 2019

30 June 2019 9:00am3 July 2019 5:00pm
QAAFI is supporting this conference, which aims to connect with people whose common goal is to generate real-world solutions for global food production challenges.

Predicting field scale yield: An integrated approach using high resolution satellite data and biophysical modelling

18 June 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Yan Zhao will present a QAAFI Science Seminar titled 'Predicting field scale yield: An integrated approach using high resolution satellite data and biophysical modelling'.

Food Technology Association of Australia (FTAA) Qld Technical Forum

31 May 2019 8:30am12:00pm
QAAFI are hosting the FTAA Qld Technical Forum, featuring some exciting speakers from food technology industries.

Mycotoxins in animal feed and novel mitigation strategies

28 May 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Assoc. Prof. Natacha Hogan from the University of Saskatchewan will present a seminar titled "Mycotoxins in animal feed and novel mitigation strategies"

Just how much does enhancing photosynthesis improve crop yield?

21 May 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Alex Wu from QAAFI's Centre for Crop Science will present a seminar titled "Just how much does enhancing photosynthesis improve crop yield?"

Uniquely Australian Foods

14 May 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Heather Smyth from QAAFI's Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences will present a seminar titled 'Uniquely Australian Foods'.

Whole genome sequence data and novel phenotypes to improve Dutch dairy cattle

7 May 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Roel Veerkamp from Wageningen University will present a seminar titled "Whole genome sequence data and novel phenotypes to improve Dutch dairy cattle"

Broadening the horizon of clonal avocado propagation

30 April 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Jayeni Hiti Bandaralage from QAAFI's Centre for Horticultural Science will present a seminar titled "Broadening the horizon of clonal avocado propagation"

What’s next in animal welfare for Australia?

2 April 2019 12:00pm
Dr Jill Fernandes from QAAFI's Centre for Animal Science will present a seminar titled 'What’s next in animal welfare for Australia?'

World Science Festival: Professor Ian Godwin

23 March 2019 11:00am12:30pm
Professor Ian Godwin from QAAFI's Centre for Crop Science will present at the World Science Festival Brisbane event on "Feeding The World: The Big and Small Solutions"

Australian Plant Pathology Society seminar

21 March 2019 10:00am2:30pm
The Australasian Plant Pathology Society is dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of knowledge of plant pathology and its practice in the Australasian and Indo Pacific Regions. Although the society is concentrated in these regions the work of our members is of international importance and significance.

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