Southern Cross Plant Science

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Southern Cross Plant Science is a leader in research underpinning the cultivation and utilisation of plants. We harvest knowledge of how genetic and environmental factors contribute to end-use properties of crops and other added-value natural products.

 

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Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) 2015 outcomes:

Southern Cross University achieved the highest rating of 'well above world standard' for:

  • Crop and pasture production - one of only four universities with this rating
  • Forestry sciences - one of three universities with this rating
  • Agricultural and veterinary sciences.

The University was also rated 'above world standard' for Ecology and the general area of Biological sciences.

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