QAAFI's Centre for Crop Science integrates strong disciplinary capabilities in major research focus areas to target improved crops, crop protection systems, and sustainable production systems in tropical and sub-tropical environments.

Centre for Crop Science provides innovative plant-focused research for ongoing agricultural and food innovation by pursuit of excellence in plant science at molecular, whole plant, and production system levels for the beenfit of plant industries.

The centre also acts as a vehicle for enhanced collaboration between UQ and the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries in plant science of strategic importance, and maintains strong linkages with rural and manufacturing industries. Centre for Crop Science also has a strong focus on postgraduate training and is committed to the next generation of plant scientists.

View Centre for Crop Science webpage

+61 7 334 62776
Level 2, Queensland Bioscience Building #80, St Lucia

Centre Director

  • Professor Ian Godwin

    Professor and Academic Centre Director
    Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
    Centre Director of Centre for Crop Science
    Centre for Crop Science

Crop improvement


Grain crop physiology and modelling


Farming systems and Sustainable Agriculture