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Adapting crops and 'natives' to a changing climate

CSIRO Media Release – 26 July 2011
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Dr Jairo Palta is using specially designed tunnel houses to examine how different wheat traits perform under predicted future climate conditions. Dr. Robert Godfree is using open-top chambers to understand how native and invasive plant communities will respond to climate change.

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Dr Joe Miller is studying the evolution of the iconic Australian wattle and predicting what specific environmental conditions are linked to individual wattle species.

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