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Sheep & lamb
Research project

Sheep Genetics Database Interface upgrade

This project engaged a NSW Department of Primary Industries Technical Specialist for sheep breeding to provide input into the upgrade …
  • Funded by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Project date

    15 Jun 2019 -
    1 Mar 2020

  • Research organisation

    New South Wales Department of Planning and Environment (NSW DPIE)

Poultry
Animal technology
Research project

Assessment of sexing options to perform nutritional research in meat chickens

This project assesses options for sexing in chickens in hatcheries following changes in genetics that have resulted in the slow …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    14 Jun 2019 -
    18 Dec 2020

  • Research organisation

    University of New England (UNE)

Oilseeds
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Plant science
Research project

Program 5 - Towards Effective Control of Blackleg of Canola : Canola infrastructure and FFS

Blackleg, caused by the fungus Leptosphaeria maculans, is the most serious disease of canola in Australia. A critical component of …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    1 Jun 2019 -
    30 Jun 2023

  • Research organisation

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

Sheep & lamb
Multiple technology areas
Food processing technology Imagery
Research project

Rapid measurement of intramuscular fat

This project tested the potential for a high-resolution imaging needle probe to measure the intramuscular fat (IMF) percentage in lamb. …
  • Funded by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Project date

    30 May 2019 -
    30 Dec 2019

  • Research organisation

    The University of Adelaide (UA)

Wool
Research project

Genetically suppressing pigmented fibres

Breeders of wool sheep select against the presence of pigmented fibres. However, the complex nature and incomplete action of the …
  • Funded by

    Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

  • Project date

    29 May 2019 -
    30 Jun 2019

  • Research organisation

    The University of Adelaide (UA)

Oilseeds
Plant science
Research project

Improving canola heat tolerance - a coordinated multidisciplinary approach

Extended period of high temperature stress and short periods of heat shock are major threat to canola grain and oil …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    21 May 2019 -
    30 Jun 2023

  • Research organisation

    The University of Western Australia (UWA)

Other rural industries
Animal technology
Research project

Coxiella burnetii infection in association with equine abortion

Coxiella burnetii causes 'Q fever' in humans and can cause abortions in some other species including horses. This project uses …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    17 May 2019 -
    31 Dec 2020

  • Research organisation

    The University of Melbourne

Sheep & lamb
Research project

Development and delivery of improved genotyping tools for the sheep industry

The project invests to develop genotyping tools for the sheep industry to improve prediction accuracy for productivity traits and genetic …
  • Funded by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Project date

    15 May 2019 -
    15 Nov 2021

  • Research organisation

    University of New England (UNE)

Oilseeds
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Plant science
Research project

Program 3: Towards Effective Control of Blackleg of Canola: Identification of novel sources of blackleg resistance genes

The use of genetic resistance is a major strategy for minimising blackleg disease in canola. It is necessary to identify …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    1 May 2019 -
    30 Jun 2023

  • Research organisation

    The University of Western Australia (UWA)

Pulse grains
Plant science
Research project

Multi-species DNA chip platform - A resource for pulse genetic improvement

This project will develop and provide a low-cost DNA genotyping platform for chickpea, field pea, faba bean, lentil and lupin …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    1 May 2019 -
    31 Jul 2023

  • Research organisation

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

Oilseeds
Plant science
Research project

Program 4 - Towards Effective Control of Blackleg of Canola: Phenotyping for Adult Plant Resistance (APR - Quantitative Resistance) in canola

Blackleg disease is a threat to canola production in Australia with an estimated 15% reduction in total grain yield annually. Control …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    29 Apr 2019 -
    30 Jun 2023

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Fruits
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Plant science
Research project

Development of molecular markers for Fusarium resistance in banana

Fusarium wilt – particularly that caused by Tropical Race 4 (TR4) of the fusarium pathogen – threatens the viability of commercial banana production …
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    16 Apr 2019 -
    1 Mar 2021

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

Cereal grains
Plant science
Research project

Post-doctoral Fellowship: Alternative phenotyping for reproductive stage frost tolerance using metabolite markers and identification of frost tolerance QTL in wheat - aligned to CSP00202

Frost and other cold events are major causes of yield loss in a number of Australian cropping systems. Management options …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    31 Mar 2019 -
    30 Sep 2021

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Sheep & lamb
Research project

Sheep Genetics Database Upgrade

Funding from this project aims to improve the rate of genetic gain of the Australian sheep industry by simplifying the …
  • Funded by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Project date

    30 Mar 2019 -
    15 Feb 2020

Forestry
Plant science
Research project

Incorporating genetics into forest valuation models – IRRPLAN

The project aims to recognise the contribution of improved genetics in plantations at the time of establishment by estimating expected …
  • Funded by

    Forest and Wood Products Australia (FWPA)

  • Project date

    19 Mar 2019 -
    31 Jul 2021

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