Who are we:
The Tropical and Subtropical Weeds Research Unit is an
initiative developed at the University to undertake research into aspects of
weed science, provide training in tropical weed science and undertake extension
The Tropical and Subtropical Weeds Research Unit was established
in 1999 at the University of Queensland, Australia. It is located within
two schools of the University of Queensland, the School of Land and Food
Sciences (at St Lucia, 8km from the heart of Brisbane City) and the School of
Agriculture and Horticulture (at Gatton, 80km west of Brisbane in the heart of
the Lockyer Valley).
The TSWRU has access to first-class facilities including a
molecular biology laboratory, plant growth and tissue culture facilities, dry
and wet laboratories, glasshouses and ample field sites.
It is our aim to conduct excellent and internationally recognised research,
teaching and extension practices.