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Eggs
Research project

Clouds and Pasturella multocida

This project was conducted to improve the ability of the industry both to prevent and control fowl cholera, an important …
  • Funded by

    Australian Eggs

  • Project date

    1 Jan 2016

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

Cereal grains
Plant science
Research project

The 10 Genome Wheat Sequencing Consortium

Modern wheat cultivars carry a wide range of different genes associated with important traits, such as increased yield and disease …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    1 Jan 2016 -
    30 Jan 2021

  • Research organisation

    The University of Adelaide (UA)

Other rural industries
Research project

Carob Research Project

Summary of previous research undertaken that is relevant to the Australian carob industry.
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    11 Nov 2015 -
    10 Jun 2019

  • Research organisation

    Carobs Australia Incorporated

Honey bees
Multiple technology areas
Animal technology Crop protection
Research project

Selection and Development of Australian Hygienic Honey Bee Lines,

This project investigated the relationship between honey bees and the most economically significant pathogen affecting the Australia honey bee industry, …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    30 Sep 2015 -
    14 Feb 2019

  • Research organisation

    Bee Scientifics

Pasture, fodder & feed
Plant science
Research project

Molecular markers for cultivar ID and seed certification in pasture legumes

This project investigated the use of elite molecular markers for accurate cultivar identification at the seed stage in five important …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    15 Jul 2015 -
    15 Jul 2020

  • Research organisation

    AgResearch Limited

Poultry
Animal technology
Research project

Improved broiler phosphorus utilization and transporter gene expression

Phosphorus (P) is an expensive feed ingredient and there is a scarcity of global P reserves. There is a need …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    6 Jul 2015 -
    30 Oct 2018

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

Cereal grains
Multiple technology areas
Input management Plant science
Research project

Molecular markers for root hair traits and enhanced phosphorus use efficiency (PUE) in wheat

Extensive root systems as well as root hairs are essential for the absorption of nutrients from soil and particularly those …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    1 Jul 2015 -
    31 Dec 2020

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Cereal grains
Crop protection
Research project

Effective genetic control of Stagonospora nodorum blotch

Stagonospora nodorum blotch (SNB) is a significant fungal disease of Western Australia that is becoming an increasing problem in the …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    1 Jul 2015 -
    28 Feb 2021

  • Research organisation

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

Cereal grains
Plant science
Research project

Improving wheat yields on sodic, magnesic, and dispersive soils

This project involving a collaboration between research organisations across Australia aims to develop strains of wheat with improved tolerance to …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    1 Jul 2015 -
    30 Jun 2021

  • Research organisation

    The University of Adelaide (UA)

Cereal grains
Plant science
Research project

Screening of frost tolerance in cereals

Spring radiation frost is a significant annual production constraint for the Australian grains industry and can result in significant yield …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    1 Jul 2015 -
    30 Jun 2021

  • Research organisation

    The University of Adelaide (UA)

Multiple industries
Cereal grains Oilseeds
Crop protection
Research project

Development of gene deployment strategies: using evolutionary principles to optimise the development of genetic resistance in crops

Disease control in agriculture is very often ephemeral with resistance based on genetic approaches often showing little durability. A major …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    1 Jul 2015 -
    30 Dec 2020

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Cereal grains
Crop protection
Research project

Integrated Genetic Solutions to Crown Rot in Wheat

Crown rot is an important disease of wheat in Australia. Development of resistant varieties has been hampered by the lack …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    1 Jul 2015 -
    30 Jun 2020

  • Research organisation

    The University of Sydney (USYD)

Cereal grains
Crop protection
Research project

Development of genetic tools for Australian barley crops against leaf rust

Growing resistant varieties is an important part of an integrated disease management plan for the control of barley leaf rust. …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    1 Jul 2015 -
    31 Dec 2020

  • Research organisation

    The University of Sydney (USYD)

Cereal grains
Consumer health
Research project

Next Generation Healthy Rice

Under this project, a rapid method for ranking rice genotypes for their starch digestibility properties was developed. The development of …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    15 Jun 2015 -
    13 Jun 2019

  • Research organisation

    Charles Sturt University (CSU)

Cereal grains
Plant science
Research project

Australian Rice Partnership 2

This investment underpins the development of improved rice varieties and rice cereal technology to meet the needs of growers, industry …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    15 Jun 2015 -
    30 Jul 2021

  • Research organisation

    New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI)

Cereal grains
Crop protection
Research project

Improved genetic solutions for management of yellow spot in wheat

This project is the second phase of a significant research effort to provide improved genetic solutions for yellow spot (YS) …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    1 Jun 2015 -
    31 Dec 2020

  • Research organisation

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

Pasture, fodder & feed
Plant science
Research project

Improved subterranean clover seed production from multiple disease resistance

This project will identify new genes and Quantitative Trait Loci (QTLs) for resistances to the most important foliar and root …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    1 Jun 2015 -
    20 Dec 2018

  • Research organisation

    The University of Western Australia (UWA)

Aquaculture
Multiple technology areas
Aquaculture technology Fisheries technology
Research project

Understanding flesh colour variation in Atlantic salmon: Molecular mechanisms and genetic effect

This project made critical findings on flesh colour variation in Atlantic Salmon in Tasmania. The investigation into the correlation of colour variation with high seawater temperature delivered new insights into thermal tolerance and genetics in Atlantic salmon, and their performance in a context of climate change and global warming.
  • Funded by

    Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC)

  • Project date

    31 May 2015 -
    31 May 2019

  • Research organisation

    University of the Sunshine Coast (USC)

Wool
Research project

Lifetime Productivity (AMSEA) Project

AWI and the Australian Merino Sire Evaluation Association have teamed to deliver the 10-year (2015-25) Merino Lifetime Productivity Project. The …
  • Funded by

    Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

  • Project date

    1 Feb 2015 -
    31 Dec 2024

  • Research organisations

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Murdoch University, New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI), The University of Western Australia (UWA)

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