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The Environment and Agriculture research department is a dynamic and research-intensive area that has gained national and international standing for environmental, marine and agricultural related research. Our thriving research environment feeds directly into undergraduate and postgraduate teaching to ensure Curtin graduates reach their full potential.

Marine science

Research focus

Research in the Department of Environment and Agriculture is focused around Agribusiness and Agricultural Science, Environmental Biology and Science and Marine Science, with the following areas of expertise:

Crop Diseases

Our Centre for Crop and Disease Management (CCDM) is a multidisciplinary team which is delivering high-impact research that makes a real difference to agricultural industries. Supported by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), our centre aims to improve the economics and sustainability of farming by combating common crop diseases through genetics and fungicide research, while improving agronomy and farm management practices.


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