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Other rural industries
Plant science
Research project

New Coffee Varieties for the Australian Subtropics

The objective of this project is to identify, procure and evaluate new Arabica coffee varieties for the Australian subtropical coffee …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    30 Nov 2014 -
    31 May 2019

  • Research organisation

    Southern Cross University (SCU)

Pulse grains
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Plant science
Research project

CUR00024 - Genetics of wild germplasm, gene-pool expansion and integrated ASSD approach to enhance adaptive potential in chickpea

Cultivated chickpea (Cicer arietinum) has a narrow genetic base which constrains the ability to find valuable genetic diversity that could …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    30 Jun 2014 -
    30 Jun 2021

  • Research organisation

    Curtin University

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

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 …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    30 Jun 2014 -
    30 Jun 2021

  • Research organisation

    University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Cereal grains
Plant science
Research project

Manipulating barley phenology to maximise yield potential

The time of flowering is known to be the single most important trait that determines the adaptation and yield of …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    30 Jun 2014 -
    30 Jun 2020

  • Research organisation

    Murdoch University

Pulse grains
Plant science
Research project

Development of lupin molecular markers tagging yield QTL genes and yield-related

Lupin is the most important grain legume in Australia for acid, well drained, light textured soils in southern Australia. It …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    30 Jun 2014 -
    30 Jun 2020

  • Research organisation

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

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 …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    1 Apr 2014 -
    30 Jun 2021

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

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 …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    31 Dec 2013 -
    30 Jul 2018

  • Research organisation

    Department of Primary Industries and Regions

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 …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    1 Jul 2013 -
    30 Sep 2020

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

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 …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    1 Jul 2013 -
    31 Dec 2021

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

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 …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    1 Jul 2013 -
    30 Jun 2020

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

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 …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    30 Jun 2013 -
    30 Jun 2020

  • Research organisation

    The University of Adelaide (UA)

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 …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    30 Jun 2013 -
    31 Dec 2019

  • Research organisation

    Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (QDAF)

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 …
  • Funded by

    Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

  • Project date

    5 Jun 2013 -
    30 Jun 2019

  • Research organisation

    The University of Sydney (USYD)

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