Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI)



AHRI Snapshots is a podcast which provides info on what we do at AHRI, as well as updates on weeds research from across the country and internationally.

AHRI researchers work out of the University of Western Australia, next to the beautiful Swan River in WA’s capital, Perth.

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New recruit, Dr Candy Taylor, explains how she’ll be tackling auxinic herbicide resistance research

On today’s AHRI Snapshots, we’re catching up with our newest AHRI team member, Dr Candy Taylor! Candy has recently joined the team as a Research Associate. She’s going to be looking at understanding auxinic herbicide resistance dynamics.


How the Area Wide Management project will increase our understanding of weed issues

Today we’re catching up with CSIRO Scientist, Dr Rick Llewellyn. Rick is the Group Leader for Integrated Agricultural Systems and is managing the Area Wide Management, or AWM, project.  The project is about engaging local stakeholders in generating a better understanding of the weed issues in focus regions through identifying the spatial mobility of key weeds, their herbicide resistance status and how this might impact on local land uses.


Introducing our new Communications Officer, Jessica Scholle!

On this episode of AHRI Snapshots, we’re chatting with our new Communications Officer, Jessica Scholle. Jess comes to us with a wealth of experience in science communications as she shares with us in this interview.


Dr Yaseen Khalil provides an update on his pasture rotations project, highlighting key findings

In this episode of AHRI Snapshots, we’re catching up with AHRI Agronomy Research Associate Dr Yaseen Khalil. Yaseen has been working on pasture rotations, with his project finishing up in December this year. In this episode we find out the key results so far and find out what’s coming up.


Resistance testing workshops to hit the road

Dr Roberto Busi has been working hard on his GRDC invested project on testing resistant weeds. In this interview, he goes over some of the research updates and the workshops which are taking place this month in WA.


New research suggests sowing earlier or later depends on herbicide product used

AHRI’s Dr Mike Ashworth is able to share with us some preliminary results, including new information on time of sowing recommendations.