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Spinifex grass is a (slightly ugly) Aussie battler that keeps on giving.
Unlocking the genetic code of certain grasses could help allergy sufferers.
To lawn or not to lawn, that is the question.
As summer rolls on once again you're despairing at a brown lawn. Perhaps you should embrace a shabbier backyard.
Fragments of woodland surrounded by cleared land in south west Australia.
Australia may have reputation for vast areas of wilderness, but in reality the continent's ecosystems have been chopped and diced. Now we need to protect what's left.
Canary grass is an invasive plant, but new varieties are still being developed for pasture.
Weeds cost Australian farmers around A$4 billion every year — and they are likely to do a similar amount of damage to the environment. In a new global survey published this week in Proceedings of the National…
An algae gene has enabled plants to store lipids and vegetable oil in its leaves. Unlike seeds, plants do not typically store…