Southern Cross Plant Science
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.
Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) 2015 outcomes:
SCU achieved the highest rating of '5' = 'outstanding performance, well above world standard' for:
- 0703 Crop and pasture production - one of only four universities rating '5', of 13 assessed in this area
- 0705 Forestry sciences - one of three universities rating '5'
- 07 Agricultural and veterinary sciences
and rating '4' = above world standard for Ecology and the general area of Biological sciences.
Master Agreement recently signed with Crops For the Future