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UMU00044 - Identifying low pH tolerance and effective rhizobia for wild Cicer to improve adaptation to acid sandy soils

Soil acidity restricts plant growth mainly due to the toxicity effects of Aluminium (Al) and Manganese (Mn). Deficiencies of Molybdenum (…

Multiple industries
Cereal grains Pulse grains
Plant science
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    30 Jun 2014

  • Research organisation

    Murdoch University

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Cereal grains Pulse grains
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Plant science
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USQ00017 - Assessing collections of wild chickpea relatives for resistance to root-lesion nematodes

Chickpea (Cicer arietinum) is an important pulse crop grown in Australia and internationally where it is an important source of …

Multiple industries
Cereal grains Pulse grains
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Plant science
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    30 Jun 2014

  • Research organisation

    University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

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Other rural industries
Animal technology
Research project

Development of innovative tools for the detection and control of CAE virus

Caprine arthritisencephalitis (CAE) virus is an important cause of disease in goats and can have a profound impact on dairy …

Other rural industries
Animal technology
  • Led by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Start date

    20 Jun 2014

  • Research organisations

    (DPIE) The Crown in right of the State of NSW acting through the DPI within the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

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Other rural industries
Animal technology
Research project

Eliminate factors inhibiting redclaw farming from reaching its full potential

This project will address three persistent issues that adversely impact the redclaw industry (a species of freshwater crayfish native to …

Other rural industries
Animal technology
  • Led by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Start date

    31 May 2014

  • Research organisation

    North Queensland Crayfish Farmers Association Inc

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Other rural industries
Animal technology
Research project

Developing Appropriate Stunning Methods for Halal Slaughter of Water Buffalo

This project aims to develop recommendations and guidelines for the effective stunning in Halal and non Halal produced Buffalo to …

Other rural industries
Animal technology
  • Led by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Start date

    31 May 2014

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

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Pulse grains
Plant science
Research project

Collection, phenotyping and exploitation of wild Cicer genetic resources for chickpea

Chickpea production has expanded dramatically over the last 14 years to become Australia's most valuable pulse export. However, the Mediterranean production …

Pulse grains
Plant science
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    1 Apr 2014

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

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Cotton
Input management
Research project

PhD: Sustainable water extractions: Low flow refugia and critical flow thresholds

When inland rivers flow, biodiversity thrives. But when there is low or no flow, waterholes (refugia) become refuges for fish, …

Cotton
Input management
  • Led by

    Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC)

  • Start date

    1 Jan 2014

  • Research organisations

    Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC), University of New England (UNE)

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Cotton
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Plant science
Research project

Professor of soil biology

The aim of this jointly funded Professor in Soil Systems Biology is to increase the R&D capacity and …

Cotton
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Plant science
  • Led by

    Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC)

  • Start date

    1 Jan 2014

  • Research organisations

    Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC), Griffiths Agriculture, University of New England (UNE)

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Poultry
Input management
Research project

Dietary manipulation of nutrient-specific appetite in broiler chickens

Appetite in birds is driven by nutritional status. Energy homeostasis is one of the main drivers of feed intake in …

Poultry
Input management
  • Led by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Start date

    1 Jan 2014

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

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Pulse grains
Plant science
Research project

Pre-emptive chickpea pre-breeding for biotic stresses and germplasm enhancement

Chickpea suffers from a range of biotic and abiotic stresses that can cause significant production losses. The losses caused by …

Pulse grains
Plant science
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    1 Jan 2014

  • Research organisation

    International Centre for Agriculture Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA)

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Dairy
Plant science
Research project

National Pasture Genebank

The South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) manages the Australian Pastures Genebank (APG). It is the custodian of more …

Dairy
Plant science
  • Led by

    Dairy Australia

  • Start date

    1 Jan 2014

  • Research organisation

    South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI)

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Pasture, fodder & feed
Plant science
Research project

Australian Pastures Genebank (14/15 - 17/18) [See PRJ-09988]

AgriFutures (then RIRDC's) contribution to the Australian Pastures Genebank to strategically acquire, document, conserve, maintain and distribute plant genetic resources …

Pasture, fodder & feed
Plant science
  • Led by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Start date

    31 Dec 2013

  • Research organisation

    Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development acting through the South Australian Research and Development Institute

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Multiple industries
Cotton Sugar
Imagery
Research project

Commercial development and evaluation of a machine vision-based weed spot sprayer

This project aimed to integrate machine vision-based weed discrimination algorithms with commercial spray control systems from a spray equipment manufacturer, …

Multiple industries
Cotton Sugar
Imagery
  • Led by

    Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC)

  • Start date

    1 Jul 2013

  • Research organisation

    University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

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Cereal grains
Plant science
Research project

Sorghum Core Pre-breeding Program

Australia produces at least 2 million tonnes of grain sorghum each year. Sorghum is one of the most diverse crop species …

Cereal grains
Plant science
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    1 Jul 2013

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

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Cereal grains
Plant science
Research project

Maintaining wheat grain number under reproductive-stage drought conditions.

In Australia, optimising wheat yields is a balancing act between conditions that are either too cold or too hot and …

Cereal grains
Plant science
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    1 Jul 2013

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

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Cereal grains
Crop protection
Research project

Genetically improving wheat's ability to outcompete weeds

The cost of weeds to Australian agriculture is enormous and continuing to rise with increasing crop value, and as herbicide …

Cereal grains
Crop protection
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    1 Jul 2013

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

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Cereal grains
Crop protection
Research project

National Barley Foliar Pathogen Variety Improvement Program (NBFPVIP)

The most economical means of controlling barley foliar diseases is through genetic resistance which can deliver low-cost, environmentally-friendly protection for …

Cereal grains
Crop protection
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    30 Jun 2013

  • Research organisation

    Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (QDAF)

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Cereal grains
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Plant science
Research project

Australian Wheat and Barley Molecular Marker Program - Genetic Analysis

The objectives of this national project are to investigate the genetic control of important traits of wheat and barley and …

Cereal grains
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Plant science
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    30 Jun 2013

  • Research organisation

    The University of Adelaide (UA)

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