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CSIRO - UNDERSTANDING CONSTRAINTS TO CROP PROFITS ON HIGHLY CALCAREOUS SOIL

Very highly calcareous soils contain 30-90% free lime and pH is above 8.0 which has major implications for crop nutrition, root …

Multiple industries
Grains Oilseeds Pulse grains
Plant science
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    15 Sep 2020

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

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Multiple industries
Grains Oilseeds Pulse grains
Plant science
Research project

Developing more informed decisions for management of infertile sandy soils in the southern Mallee region

This investment aims to complete research into the potential impacts of soil amelioration and herbicide residues on crop production on …

Multiple industries
Grains Oilseeds Pulse grains
Plant science
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    1 Aug 2020

  • Research organisation

    The University of Adelaide (UA)

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Multiple industries
Beef Cattle Lamb Sheep
Plant science
Research project

Improved Grazing Production on Non-Wetting Soils

The South Australian Non-Wetting Soils (NWS) project will apply soil amelioration techniques tested in cropping systems, to sandy soil based …

Multiple industries
Beef Cattle Lamb Sheep
Plant science
  • Led by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Start date

    31 Jul 2020

  • Research organisation

    Coorong District Council

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Fruits
Input management
Research project

Soil health and plant nutrition in Australian Apple and Pear orchards

The outcome of this project is to achieve more efficient use of resources (nutrients, water and soil) through improved orchard …

Fruits
Input management
  • Led by

    Hort Innovation

  • Start date

    30 Jun 2020

  • Research organisation

    University of Tasmania (UTAS)

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Cotton
Plant science
Research project

PhD: Classifying the suitability of Murrumbidgee valley soils for cotton production

Soil constraints are one of the major challenges for long term profitability in southern New South Wales (NSW) cotton growing …

Cotton
Plant science
  • Led by

    Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC)

  • Start date

    23 Mar 2020

  • Research organisations

    Department of Environment Parks and Water Security (DEPWS) [NT], The University of Sydney (USYD)

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

Machine learning to extract maximum value from soil and crop variability

The yields of major crops in Australia are often below their water-limited potential. A reason for this is the complexity …

Multiple industries
Grains Oilseeds Pasture, fodder & feed Pulse grains
Data and AI
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    24 Feb 2020

  • Research organisation

    The University of Adelaide (UA)

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Cotton
Plant science
Research project

CottonInfo Field Demonstration Trial: Soil health workshops - Upper Lachlan and Upper Namoi

The principal outcome of the CottonInfo program is to provide an efficient and effective pathway for the delivery of the …

Cotton
Plant science
  • Led by

    Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC)

  • Start date

    20 Feb 2020

  • Research organisations

    Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC), Cotton Seed Distributors (CSD), CottonInfo

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Multiple industries
Grains Oilseeds Pulse grains
Data and AI
Research project

Machine learning to map soil constraint variability and predict crop yield

This project will use a variety of Machine Learning techniques to bring together previously underutilised on-farm, satellite, and weather data …

Multiple industries
Grains Oilseeds Pulse grains
Data and AI
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    17 Feb 2020

  • Research organisation

    The University of Sydney (USYD)

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Multiple industries
Grains Oilseeds Pulse grains
Imagery
Research project

Synchrotron Postdoctoral Fellow no. 1: Soil - root interactions using intact field soil cores.

Research on root morphology, distribution and function are complicated by the difficulties associated with taking root measurements without causing root …

Multiple industries
Grains Oilseeds Pulse grains
Imagery
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    15 Oct 2019

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

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Multiple industries
Grains Oilseeds Pulse grains
Imagery
Research project

Synchrotron Postdoctoral Fellow no. 3: Soil - organic matter fractionation using intact soil cores

Soil organic matter is an important contributor to soil health and crop production. This investment will develop Synchrotron methods to …

Multiple industries
Grains Oilseeds Pulse grains
Imagery
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    15 Oct 2019

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

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Multiple industries
Grains Oilseeds Pulse grains
Imagery
Research project

Synchrotron Postdoctoral Fellow no. 2: Soil - nutrient availability mapping under field conditions using intact soil cores

Depletion of phosphorous (P) and potassium (K) in soil sublayers is a significant issue for crop production. Decreased availability of …

Multiple industries
Grains Oilseeds Pulse grains
Imagery
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    15 Oct 2019

  • Research organisation

    University of South Australia (UniSA)

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Cotton
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Plant science
Research project

Professor of Soil Biology (includes CottonInfo technical lead and myBMP module lead)

Soil microbial communities mediate key soil functions that are directly relevant to crop productivity, through their effects on resource availability (…

Cotton
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Plant science
  • Led by

    Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC)

  • Start date

    1 Jul 2019

  • Research organisations

    Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC), University of New England (UNE)

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Wine
Multiple technology areas
Input management Plant science
Research project

Managing wine pH in a changing climate

This project aims to better understand the relationship between potassium levels in soil, vine and berry, and berry composition and …

Wine
Multiple technology areas
Input management Plant science
  • Led by

    Wine Australia

  • Start date

    1 Jul 2019

  • Research organisation

    Charles Sturt University (CSU)

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Multiple industries
Grains Oilseeds Pulse grains
Plant science
Research project

Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Understanding causes of physical constraints in sandy soils and implications for targeted deep tillage

Physical constraints to crop water-use are prevalent in sandy soils of the southern region, but the nature of the physical …

Multiple industries
Grains Oilseeds Pulse grains
Plant science
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    15 Jun 2019

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

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Cotton
Plant science
Research project

Increased yield through improved management of soil constraints in cotton farming systems

Each year, soil compaction costs the Australian cotton industry $30 million. It increases waterlogging, and restricts crop growth, nutrition, yield and …

Cotton
Plant science
  • Led by

    Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC)

  • Start date

    1 Jun 2019

  • Research organisations

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC), Soil Management Solutions, University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

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Multiple industries
Grains Oilseeds Pulse grains
Plant science
Research project

Development and validation of soil amelioration and agronomic practices to realise the genetic potential of grain crops grown under a high yield potential, irrigated environment in the northern and southern regions.

This investment will develop and evaluate the effectiveness of novel soil management technologies and crop specific agronomic management practices on …

Multiple industries
Grains Oilseeds Pulse grains
Plant science
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    1 Jun 2019

  • Research organisation

    Field Applied Research Australia (FAR)

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Multiple industries
Grains Oilseeds Pulse grains
Plant science
Research project

Post-doctoral Fellowship: Understanding P dynamics and bioavailability in alkaline clay soils aligned to UQ00082.

This investment will use the large amount of current data on phosphorous utilisation to develop an interpretative framework that quantifies …

Multiple industries
Grains Oilseeds Pulse grains
Plant science
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    1 May 2019

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

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Multiple industries
Grains Oilseeds Pulse grains
Plant science
Research project

New knowledge and practices to address topsoil and subsurface acidity under minimum tillage cropping systems of South Australia

Soil acidity is an emerging issue in some areas of South Australia under minimum tillage cropping systems. This investment will …

Multiple industries
Grains Oilseeds Pulse grains
Plant science
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    1 May 2019

  • Research organisation

    The University of Adelaide (UA)

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Multiple industries
Grains Oilseeds Pulse grains
Input management
Research project

Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Exploiting the Potential of a Novel Fungal Biofertiliser

Majority of agricultural crops establish mutually beneficial associations with AM fungi, which benefit the host plants directly via enhanced uptake …

Multiple industries
Grains Oilseeds Pulse grains
Input management
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    1 Apr 2019

  • Research organisation

    The University of Western Australia (UWA)

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Multiple industries
Grains Oilseeds Pulse grains
Plant science
Research project

Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Unravelling the relationships between soil mixing uniformity by spading and crop response

Rotary spaders are increasingly being used by grain growers to incorporate surface applied soil amendments, loosen compacted layers and mix …

Multiple industries
Grains Oilseeds Pulse grains
Plant science
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    15 Mar 2019

  • Research organisation

    University of South Australia (UniSA)

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