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Essential oils
Novel ingredients
Research project

Contribution to the CRC-P for Cloning tea tree to produce low methyl eugenol

This project aims to clone tea tree plants with desirable low methyl-eugenol content to overcome the slow response time of …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    8 Mar 2019 -
    18 May 2020

  • Research organisation

    Australian Tea Tree Industry Association Ltd (ATTIA)

Beef cattle
Research project

Bull fertility tool update

This project will update Beef CRC resources to the latest technology, including full genome sequencing, and expand it with the …
  • Funded by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Project date

    24 Feb 2019 -
    29 Jan 2021

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Cereal grains
Plant science
Research project

Adapted barley germplasm with waterlogging tolerance for the southern and western regions

High winter rainfall, combined with poor soil structure regularly causes severe waterlogging damage to crop growth, whereby winter waterlogging becomes …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    31 Jan 2019 -
    30 Jun 2022

  • Research organisation

    University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Wool
Research project

Epigenetic and behaviour analysis

Epigenetic regulation of gene expression may have a siginifcant impact on numerous traits inlcuding wool production. This investment examines the …
  • Funded by

    Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

  • Project date

    3 Jan 2019 -
    30 Jun 2020

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

Wool
Research project

Informed development of a flystrike vaccine

This project focusses on two main areas: Using genetic and genomic data to determine the structure of blowfly populations in …
  • Funded by

    Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

  • Project date

    2 Jan 2019 -
    30 Jun 2022

  • Research organisation

    The University of Melbourne

Cereal grains
Plant science
Research project

Investigating phenology diversity in germplasm to optimise profitability from April sown oats

Current milling oat varieties have a restricted season length. While early to medium spring types are available (~8 days spread when …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    1 Jan 2019 -
    31 Mar 2021

  • Research organisation

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

Cereal grains
Plant science
Research project

Capturing global diversity and international genetic gains of wheat and barley

The CIMMYT Australia ICARDA Germplasm Evaluation (CAIGE) program coordinates the importation, quarantine, multiplication, distribution and evaluation of wheat and barley …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    1 Jan 2019 -
    31 Dec 2021

  • Research organisation

    The University of Sydney (USYD)

Multiple industries
Sheep & lamb Wool
Plant science
Research project

CRSPI 2018-2020

The Climate Research Strategy for Primary Industries (CRSPI) is a partnership between Australian research organisations to invest in climate research, …
  • Funded by

    Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

  • Project date

    1 Jan 2019 -
    30 Jun 2020

  • Research organisations

    AgriFutures Australia, Australian Pork (APL)

Multiple industries
Cereal grains Pulse grains
Plant science
Research project

Next generation plant breeding: integrating genomic selection and high throughput phenotyping to enhance genetic gain in sorghum and mungbeans

A range of new technologies including genomic selection and high throughput (HTP) phenotyping systems have the potential to dramatically improve …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    1 Jan 2019 -
    31 Dec 2021

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

Oilseeds
Data and AI
Research project

Optimising Canola Production in Diverse Australian Growing Environments

Canola growers in Australia need to be able to select varieties that will perform optimally in their local growing conditions. …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    1 Jan 2019 -
    30 Jun 2023

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Sheep & lamb
Research project

Further development of a reference population, sheep genetics

This project aims to further develop the reference population needed for genomic predictions in the Australian sheep industry. The project …
  • Funded by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Project date

    15 Nov 2018 -
    30 Jun 2025

  • Research organisation

    University of New England (UNE)

Nuts
Plant science
Research project

National almond breeding and evaluation program

This investment continues the development of new self-fertile almond varieties with improved production characteristics, while progressing the evaluation of varieties …
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    9 Nov 2018 -
    1 Sep 2023

  • Research organisation

    The University of Adelaide (UA)

Beef cattle
Research project

Proof of Profit from EBV based selection

This project will utilise existing business performance data from the Australian Beef Report to develop a tool to generate a …
  • Funded by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Project date

    1 Nov 2018 -
    1 Oct 2020

Sheep & lamb
Research project

Sensory testing to underpin genomic prediction

This project will create and maintain a database to determine genomic predictions of Meat Standards Australia-based eating quality scores. It …
  • Funded by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Project date

    30 Oct 2018 -
    1 Nov 2021

  • Research organisation

    Murdoch University

Cross industry
Research project

Sex selection genes from fruit fly species for use in SITplus

This investment is contributing to an improved understanding of the genetics involved in developing fit, male-only lines of Queensland fruit …
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    19 Oct 2018 -
    19 Oct 2022

  • Research organisation

    Macquarie University

Multiple industries
Cereal grains Pulse grains
Plant science
Research project

Preserving Australia’s Rhizobial Collections to Benefit the Australian Grain Industry

The gene-bank collections of rhizobia strains in Australia have provided the cultures for development of commercial inoculant production and are …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    11 Oct 2018 -
    30 Jun 2023

  • Research organisation

    Murdoch University

Pasture, fodder & feed
Plant science
Research project

Oaten Hay Breeding Program - Improving rate of gain

A desktop study providing recommendations on how to improve the efficiency and rate of progress in the fodder oat breeding …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    2 Oct 2018 -
    24 Oct 2018

  • Research organisation

    Andrew Barr Consulting PL

Beef cattle
Research project

Predicting age of livestock from DNA samples

This project will adopt methodology developed in the field of forensic science and apply it to livestock in order to …
  • Funded by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Project date

    1 Oct 2018 -
    30 Jul 2021

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

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