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Cereal grains
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Plant science
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Introducing a new major effect gene for crown rot resistance into Australian wheat

Fusarium crown rot of wheat is estimated to cost the Australian grains industry $404 million per year in lost yield. There …

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

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    1 Oct 2021

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

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Fruits
Plant science
Research project

Australlian citrus breeding program

This new investment is focussed on developing varieties for Australian citrus growers. By building on existing knowledge and a pipeline …

Fruits
Plant science
  • Led by

    Hort Innovation

  • Start date

    15 Sep 2021

  • Research organisation

    Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (QDAF)

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Fruits
Plant science
Research project

Protecting Australia's citrus genetic material

Access to healthy planting material is essential for the Australian citrus industry, with supply of disease-free, true-to-type propagation material of …

Fruits
Plant science
  • Led by

    Hort Innovation

  • Start date

    20 Jul 2021

  • Research organisation

    Australian Citrus Propagation Association Incorporated (ACP) T/As Auscitrus

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Fruits
Plant science
Research project

A platform for gene editing vegetative propagated crops

The discovery, followed by the development, of gene editing technologies has dramatically altered the potential to genetically improve the vast …

Fruits
Plant science
  • Led by

    Hort Innovation

  • Start date

    30 Jun 2021

  • Research organisation

    Queensland University of Technology

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Multiple industries
Beef cattle Dairy Pasture, fodder & feed Sheep & lamb
Plant science
Research project

Serradellas for new environments

An opportunity exists for industry to benefit by up to $750M/year through addressing the pasture yield gap within 7M …

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Dairy Pasture, fodder & feed Sheep & lamb
Plant science
  • Led by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Start date

    20 Jun 2021

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

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Multiple industries
Beef cattle Dairy Pasture, fodder & feed Sheep & lamb
Plant science
Research project

Desktop analysis of opportunities for oil-enhanced forages

Feed quality from pastures and of forages is directly related to animal productivity. Higher quality forage lines will contribute to …

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Dairy Pasture, fodder & feed Sheep & lamb
Plant science
  • Led by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Start date

    15 Jun 2021

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

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Multiple industries
Beef cattle Sheep & lamb
Multiple technology areas
Animal technology Traceability
Research project

Opportunities for utilizing DNA-based technologies to enhance traceability and profitability in the Australian Red Meat industry

Co-funded scoping project with the Food Agility CRC. Genotyping has potential as a traceability technology in the red meat industry. …

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Sheep & lamb
Multiple technology areas
Animal technology Traceability
  • Led by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Start date

    15 Jun 2021

  • Research organisation

    Food Agility CRC Limited

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Multiple industries
Cereal grains Pulse grains
Multiple technology areas
Alternative protein Crop protection Plant science
Research project

National Field Pea Breeding Program

The National Field Pea Breeding program is focussed on developing improved, high yielding varieties faster. The program deploys breeding technologies …

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

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    31 May 2021

  • Research organisation

    Department of Jobs Precincts and Regions (DJPR) [Vic]

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Pulse grains
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Input management Plant science
Research project

Development and extension to close the economic yield gap and maximise farming systems benefits from grain legume production in Victoria

This investment will deliver local development and extension to close the economic yield gap and maximise faming systems benefits from …

Pulse grains
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Input management Plant science
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    20 May 2021

  • Research organisation

    Department of Jobs Precincts and Regions (DJPR) [Vic]

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Cereal grains
Crop protection
Research project

Durable resistance to Oat crown rust [CSIRO].

Oat is attacked by two rust diseases: crown rust and stem rust. The pathogens that cause these diseases do not …

Cereal grains
Crop protection
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    3 May 2021

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

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Cereal grains
Crop protection
Research project

Durable resistance to oat crown rust (short term investment)

Oat is attacked by two rust diseases: crown rust and stem rust. The pathogens that cause these diseases do not …

Cereal grains
Crop protection
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    27 Apr 2021

  • Research organisation

    The University of Sydney (USYD)

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Other rural industries
Plant science
Research project

Introducing, testing and breeding low saponin quinoa genotypes in Australia

This project will introduce a set of low-saponin quinoa genotypes to Australia and test these across a range of environments …

Other rural industries
Plant science
  • Led by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Start date

    14 Apr 2021

  • Research organisation

    Murdoch University

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Plant science
Research project

National Oaten Hay Breeding Program

The National Oat Breeding Program develops new and improved varieties for hay and milling oat production using technologies such as …

Plant science
  • Led by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Start date

    24 Mar 2021

  • Research organisation

    Intergrain Pty Ltd

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Pulse grains
Multiple technology areas
Alternative protein Crop protection Input management Novel ingredients Plant science
Research project

Leveraging International Germplasm to Deliver Improved Chickpea Chilling Tolerance for Australian Growers

Chickpea is one of Australia‚Äôs most rapidly expanding crops, becoming increasingly valuable to the grains industry and providing rotational …

Pulse grains
Multiple technology areas
Alternative protein Crop protection Input management Novel ingredients Plant science
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    15 Feb 2021

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

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Sugar
Plant science
Research project

Engineering bacterial enzyme secretion for cellulose utilisation

Microbial fermentations to produce biochemicals from waste biomass are regularly touted as a route to diversify and add value to …

Sugar
Plant science
  • Led by

    Sugar Research Australia (SRA)

  • Start date

    1 Feb 2021

  • Research organisation

    Queensland University of Technology

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Wild catch fisheries
Fisheries technology
Research project

Identifying population connectivity of shark bycatch species in NT waters

Trawl fisheries are often criticised for their indiscriminate nature, catching a broad range of target and by-catch species. Increasing community …

Wild catch fisheries
Fisheries technology
  • Led by

    Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC)

  • Start date

    3 Dec 2020

  • Research organisation

    Charles Darwin University (CDU)

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