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WA broadcaster is GRDC Seed of Light winner.. Long serving ABC Rural Radio journalist Owen Grieve has been awarded the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) western region Seed of Light award... Mr Roberts said that Mr Grieve was first and foremost an agriculturalist, having started his working life as a jackaroo and farm manager in WA before attending Marcus Oldham College in Geelong, graduating in 1972 with honours in farm management and rural economics...
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Greg Platz, Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation (DEEDI) plant pathologist based at Warwick, Queensland has won the 2012 Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Seed of Light award... GRDC northern panel chair James Clark says the GRDC Seed of Light award honours exceptional communicators who help link growers with research that impacts on their businesses... Mr Platz's career highlights include: leading the GRDC National barley disease screening project; conducting and participating in research projects to identify and understand new sources of genetic resistance to the barley blotches; investigating disease epidemiology; trialing and advising on appropriate chemical and cultural disease control methods; helping phenotype lines for the identification of molecular markers linked to resistance genes; and groundbreaking research into control of powdery mildew of barley...
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