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Wool
Research project

MLPAO Evaluability of Anti Mullerian hormone

This project aims to increase ewe weaning rates and lifetime productivity by providing sheep producers with a more accurate method …
  • Funded by

    Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

  • Project date

    10 Sep 2018 -
    1 Dec 2025

  • Research organisation

    The University of Adelaide (UA)

Beef cattle
Research project

Beef CRC Genomics Database

The aim of this project was to establish a ‘Beef CRC genomics database’ and provide a link between the data …
  • Funded by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Project date

    3 Sep 2018 -
    1 Sep 2019

  • Research organisation

    University of New England (UNE)

Fruits
Plant science
Research project

National tree genomics program for horticulture

This program is about harnessing cutting-edge genetic technologies for the benefit of Australian horticultural tree crop industries. New tools are …
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    1 Sep 2018 -
    1 Dec 2023

  • Research organisations

    Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (QDAF), Queensland University of Technology (QUT), The University of Queensland (UQ)

Fruits
Plant science
Research project

National papaya breeding and evaluation program

New red and yellow papaya varieties are continuing to be bred and evaluated under this program, which follows on from …
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    24 Aug 2018 -
    23 Aug 2023

  • Research organisation

    Griffith University

Multiple industries
Sheep & lamb Wool
Plant science
Research project

Feedbase Advisory Panel

The AWI Feedbase Advisory Panel aim is to review previous feedbase research projects, investigate the barriers to adoption and set …
  • Funded by

    Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

  • Project date

    14 Aug 2018 -
    30 Jun 2021

  • Research organisation

    Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

Cereal grains
Plant science
Research project

National Oat Breeding Program

This investment in oat breeding will deliver superior new varieties with increased reliability and profitability for growers. The specific traits …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    14 Aug 2018 -
    31 Dec 2020

  • Research organisation

    South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI)

Pasture, fodder & feed
Plant science
Research project

Improved oat varieties for hay production 18-19 (extn PRJ-007615)

The National Oat Breeding Program (NOBP) develops improved hay and grain varieties for southern Australia. This project aims to increase …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    6 Aug 2018 -
    31 May 2019

  • Research organisation

    Department of Primary Industries and Regions

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Sheep & lamb
Research project

BREEDPLAN and Sheep Genetics short video

This project developed a short video series targeted at commercial producers who are new to BREEDPLAN and Sheep Genetics. These …
  • Funded by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Project date

    1 Aug 2018 -
    15 Dec 2019

Wool
Research project

CRISPR Phase III

Understanding the biology of the Australian sheep blowfly (Lucilia cuprina) is critical to developing new and effective strategies for its …
  • Funded by

    Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

  • Project date

    21 Jul 2018 -
    20 Feb 2019

  • Research organisation

    The University of Melbourne

Fruits
Plant science
Research project

National pineapple breeding and evaluation program

This investment is focused on the release of new pineapple varieties suited to Australia’s key pineapple growing regions. There …
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    16 Jul 2018 -
    10 Jun 2023

  • Research organisation

    Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (QDAF)

Aquaculture
Research project

FRDC Sponsorship International Symposium for Genetics in Aquaculture XIII

The International Symposium for Genetics in Aquaculture (ISGA) is a triennial premier aquaculture event that brings together globally leading researchers, …
  • Funded by

    Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC)

  • Project date

    14 Jul 2018 -
    19 Jul 2018

  • Research organisation

    James Cook University (JCU)

Sugar
Plant science
Research project

Genetic analysis and marker delivery for sugarcane breeding

This project will develop a genetic analysis pipeline to characterise high value bi-parental populations, to deliver markers linked to commercially relevant traits for marker assisted selection (MAS).
  • Funded by

    Sugar Research Australia (SRA)

  • Project date

    1 Jul 2018 -
    30 Jun 2022

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Cereal grains
Plant science
Research project

Improved Genetic Gain through GRDC Participation in Barley Pan-genome Consortium

A pan genome describes all the genes and genetic variation within a species. A comprehensive understanding of this genetic variation …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    30 Jun 2018 -
    30 Jun 2021

  • Research organisation

    Murdoch University

Cereal grains
Plant science
Research project

Traits of importance for aerobic 'DryRice' varieties for the Riverina region

The Australian rice production system in southern NSW has historically been reliant on flooded conditions that consume large amounts of …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    30 Jun 2018 -
    9 Jun 2022

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

Beef cattle
Research project

A novel semen extender to accelerate genetic improvement programs

The aim of this project is to make artificial insemination viable for more producers, by developing a medium that extends …
  • Funded by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Project date

    28 Jun 2018 -
    30 Jun 2022

  • Research organisation

    The University of Newcastle

Fruits
Plant science
Research project

National Strawberry Varietal Improvement Program

This investment continues the work of the national strawberry breeding and evaluation program. The program has commercialised 12 new varieties for …
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    18 Jun 2018 -
    30 Nov 2022

  • Research organisation

    Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (QDAF)

Pulse grains
Plant science
Research project

Lupin Breeders Toolbox - A Resource for Lupin Genetic Improvement

This project aims to expand the current genomic and genetic resources available in one of the major grain legumes grown …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    15 Jun 2018 -
    30 Jun 2022

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Sheep & lamb
Research project

Female Reproduction Phenobank and Validation

This project will use stored DNA samples to genotype animals with existing phenotypic records, to help reduce the time to …
  • Funded by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Project date

    30 May 2018 -
    20 Oct 2021

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

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