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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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Oilseeds
Plant science
Research project

DAW00227 - Tactical break crop agronomy in Western Australia

The grain growing region of south-west WA is dominated by wheat and barley production. This investment will explore the management …

Oilseeds
Plant science
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    25 Jun 2013

  • Research organisation

    Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) [WA]

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Cereal grains
Plant science
Research project

Photosynthesis Traits for Raising Wheat Yield Potential

To meet global demand for wheat, a doubling of the rate of annual progress in wheat breeding is necessary. Future …

Cereal grains
Plant science
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    15 Jun 2013

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

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Wool
Research project

Low Cost AI With Frozen Ram

The aim of this project was to seek improvement of the function of frozen ram semen so that it can …

Wool
  • Led by

    Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

  • Start date

    5 Jun 2013

  • Research organisation

    The University of Sydney (USYD)

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Cereal grains
Plant science
Research project

DAW00224 - Management of barley and barley cultivars in Western Australia

This investment will investigate the impact of environment and management options on barley yield and quality to generate and disseminate …

Cereal grains
Plant science
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    1 Jul 2012

  • Research organisation

    Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) [WA]

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Multiple industries
Cereal grains Pulse grains
Input management
Research project

Regional soil testing guidelines for the northern grains region

The national database "Making Better Fertiliser Decisions for Crops" has identified large gaps in knowledge regarding soil nutrient-yield …

Multiple industries
Cereal grains Pulse grains
Input management
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    1 Jul 2012

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

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