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Sheep & lamb
Research project

Genetics of reproduction and lamb survive

This Producer Demonstration Site will demonstrate the role that genetics can play in improving ewe reproduction and lamb survival. It …
  • Funded by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Project date

    23 May 2020 -
    15 Feb 2026

  • Research organisation

    Nextgen Agri Limited

Beef cattle
Research project

Development of genomic multi-breed eating quality reference dataset

This project will accelerate the development and commercial application of multi-breed genomic estimated breeding values by establishing a collaborative international …
  • Funded by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Project date

    13 May 2020 -
    1 May 2024

  • Research organisation

    University of New England (UNE)

Cereal grains
Crop protection
Research project

Screening of diverse barley germplasm for rapid discovery and utilisation of novel disease resistance in barley novel using R-HapSelect: A haplotype-based toolkit.

The three barley pathogens, Pyrenophora teres f. maculata, the causal agent of the spot form of net blotch (SFNB), P. …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    1 May 2020 -
    30 Jun 2023

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

Sheep & lamb
Research project

Breeding Objectives setting and getting genetic progress

The aim of this Producer Demonstration Site is to benchmark the genetic potential of six commercial Merino flocks and ensure …
  • Funded by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Project date

    30 Apr 2020 -
    20 Jul 2025

  • Research organisation

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

Sheep & lamb
Research project

Sheep Genetics Breeders Guide

This project involves an external technical review of the Sheep Genetics breeders guide to make it more relevant and up …
  • Funded by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Project date

    20 Apr 2020 -
    15 Dec 2020

  • Research organisation

    Murdoch University

Pasture, fodder & feed
Plant science
Research project

Improved oat varieties for hay production 2020

The National Oat Breeding Program was initiated in 1998 through a collaborative investment with the Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC), …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    17 Apr 2020 -
    7 Dec 2020

  • Research organisation

    Department of Primary Industries and Regions

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Sheep & lamb
Research project

Community Attitudes toward gene editing

This project will use qualitative methods to explore and understand current public and producer knowledge and attitudes to gene editing …
  • Funded by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Project date

    8 Apr 2020 -
    1 Oct 2021

  • Research organisation

    The University of Adelaide (UA)

Sheep & lamb
Data and AI
Research project

Sheep Genetics Database Re-Development

This project will outsource expert assistance to complete three stages (New solution architecture, Data flow systems and website re-development) to …
  • Funded by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Project date

    9 Mar 2020 -
    2 Apr 2021

Cereal grains
Plant science
Research project

Oat genomic resources for breeders and pre-breeders

Yield gains in oats are currently limited by the lack of availability of modern genomic and genotyping resources. Recently an …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    2 Mar 2020 -
    30 Jun 2022

  • Research organisation

    Murdoch University

Multiple industries
Cereal grains Oilseeds Pasture, fodder & feed Pulse grains
Data and AI
Research project

Using machine learning to increase genetic gain in canola blackleg resistance breeding

This project will extend current research into deep learning and the genomics of disease resistance and apply findings to improve …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    17 Feb 2020 -
    16 Feb 2022

  • Research organisation

    The University of Western Australia (UWA)

Sheep & lamb
Research project

Sheep Genetics Database Interface Upgrade

Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) launched this project to improve the rate of genetic gain of the Australian sheep industry …
  • Funded by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Project date

    17 Jan 2020 -
    8 Jan 2021

Dairy
Research project

Accelerating heifer genomics

The objective of this project is to significantly accelerate the uptake of genomic testing of heifers by Australian dairy industry, …
  • Funded by

    Dairy Australia

  • Project date

    1 Jan 2020 -
    30 Jun 2022

  • Research organisation

    Dairy Australia

Eggs
Research project

In-ovo egg gender determination

The aim of the In-ovo chicken egg gender determination project is to investigate the optical methodology to differentiate gender of …
  • Funded by

    Australian Eggs

  • Project date

    1 Jan 2020 -
    31 Dec 2021

  • Research organisation

    The University of Melbourne

Cereal grains
Plant science
Research project

Utilising novel genetic diversity to increase Barley yields nationally

This project aims to utilize an exotic barley population (HEB-25) to enhanced yield potential of future Australian barley varieties by …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    1 Jan 2020 -
    31 Mar 2023

  • Research organisation

    The University of Adelaide (UA)

Nuts
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Plant science
Research project

National macadamia breeding and evaluation program

This investment continues to progress genetic improvement for the Australian macadamia industry, following earlier levy investments including Macadamia second generation …
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    24 Dec 2019 -
    24 Dec 2024

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

Aquaculture
Multiple technology areas
Aquaculture technology Fisheries technology
Research project

Transitioning cobia aquaculture research and development in Queensland to industry

Cobia is a fin fish with a rapid growth rate and high quality flesh that make it a good candidate for aquaculture. This project sought to seamlessly transition cobia research and development in Australia to a fully vertically integrated industry production model.
  • Funded by

    Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC)

  • Project date

    14 Dec 2019 -
    30 Aug 2021

  • Research organisation

    Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (QDAF)

Wool
Research project

Identifying T.cylindrosporum in Australia

There are several species of fungi that can infect and kill insects, A Review of Sheep Blowfly Pathogen Control (ON-00620) …
  • Funded by

    Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

  • Project date

    10 Dec 2019 -
    30 Jun 2020

  • Research organisation

    The University of Melbourne

Beef cattle
Research project

Wagyu Beef Eating Quality and MENA Sensory data

This project aims to investigate and determine if there is a ‘Wagyu effect’ on eating quality over and above the …
  • Funded by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Project date

    30 Nov 2019 -
    15 Mar 2022

  • Research organisation

    University of New England (UNE)

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