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Decorative
Client Engagement Leader

I'm the communications leader responsible for strategic communication and marketing activities for two DAFWA projects which are funded by the State Government's Royalties for Regions initiative. 

The $10 million...

Project Manager – Temperate Horticulture

As a DAFWA Project Manager, I work with a dedicated team who provide essential research and development with the temperate horticulture industries of WA including pome, stone, citrus, avocados, truffles, wine grapes,...

Donna Foster
Technical Officer

As part of my current duties at DPIRD, I provide techinical support to the cereal pathology group. I am proficient in the identification, production and maintenance of fungal pathogens and I provide detailed disease and...

Dorthe Jorgensen
Research Officer

I am a research officer at DPIRD working in the area of cereal pathology focusing on genetic improvement of yellow spot resistance in wheat. I screen and phenotype mapping populations with the purpose of identifying and...

Dustin Severtson
Development Officer

My role is in research, extension and training within the field of agricultural entomology for broad-scale grain and pasture production. The PestFax service is providing industry with timely information regarding pest...

Ed Barrett-Lennard
Principal Research Officer

I am leader of a GRDC project 'Managing sodic and magnesic soils' and a team member in a GRDC project on subsoil constraints. Australia has the most extensive area of sodic/magnesic soils in the world. One consequence of...

emma clarke
Development Officer (Crop Production Agronomy)

I am a Development Officer in crop production agronomy, based in Albany, for the Regional Research Agronomy Project supported by GRDC and Royalties for Regions. This project aims to ensure that there is continual...

Esther Walker
Research Officer

I am a Research Officer supporting senior scientists in a GRDC funded project involving the genetic control of stagonospora nodorum blotch. Stagonospora nodorum blotch (SNB) is a fungal disease that has a significant...

Fiona Evans

I am part of the eConnected Grainbelt project team. The eConnected Grainbelt project will connect grain growers with the information they need to make profitable decisions that are...

Gaofeng Zhou
Research Officer

I work on the Barley Genetics project with DPIRD and Murdoch University as part of Western Barley Genetics Alliance. This project focusses on aspects of barley genetics, agronomy and quality. Our research is looking at...

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