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Wine
Plant science
Research project

Building and measuring the quality of fine Australian sparkling wines, through identification of the impact compounds responsible for ‘autolytic character’ in sparkling wine, and novel winemaking technologies to hasten autolysis.

This project will investigate whether the desirable ‘autolytic character’ of premium sparkling wine is due to yeast lysis or is …
  • Funded by

    Wine Australia

  • Project date

    1 Jun 2016 -
    31 Dec 2020

  • Research organisation

    University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Multiple industries
Sheep & lamb Wool
Research project

Improving lamb survival by optimising lambing density

Lamb mortalities represent a major source of reproductive wastage and are estimated to cost the Australian sheep industry more than $1…
  • Funded by

    Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

  • Project date

    1 Jun 2016 -
    30 Sep 2018

  • Research organisation

    Agriculture Victoria

Renewable energy
Research project

Management of the Biomass Producer Website and Bioenergy Communications

The Biomass Producer website aims to provide information about bioenergy as it relates to primary industries in Australia. The aim …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    1 Jun 2016 -
    11 Jun 2019

  • Research organisation

    Bioenergy Australia (Forum) Limited

Other rural industries
Animal technology
Research project

Solving key industry bottlenecks for sea urchin roe enhancement

This project aims to optimise initial harvest procedures of sea urchins so as to minimise initial mortality and loss of …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    31 May 2016 -
    31 Mar 2019

  • Research organisation

    The University of Melbourne

Other rural industries
Processing & packaging
Research project

Possible chinks in the crocodile armour: defining skin microbiota

"The crocodile industry is based around the production of blemishfree belly skins for the international skin industry. Given the …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    31 May 2016 -
    10 Dec 2018

  • Research organisation

    Charles Darwin University (CDU)

Other rural industries
Animal technology
Research project

Commencing implementation of a genetic eval. system for livestock working dogs

"This aim of this project is to drive the development of a comprehensive genetic evaluation system for livestock working …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    30 May 2016 -
    15 May 2020

  • Research organisation

    The University of Sydney (USYD)

Wool
Research project

PARABOSS #PHASE II

ParaBoss is the national resource for sheep parasite control in Australia, responsible for the development and delivery of national best …
  • Funded by

    Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

  • Project date

    9 May 2016 -
    30 Jun 2021

  • Research organisation

    University of New England (UNE)

Vegetables
Crop protection
Research project

Extension of the Predicta Pt Potato Diagnostic Service

This project expanded the PREDICTA® PT testing system to help minimise the impact of soil and seed borne diseases on …
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    8 May 2016 -
    23 Oct 2020

  • Research organisation

    South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI)

Renewable energy
Research project

TAS component of Australian Biomass for Bioenergy Assessment

The Australian Biomass for Bioenergy Assessment (ABBA) project aims to catalyse investment in the renewable energy sector through the provision …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    6 May 2016 -
    15 Dec 2020

  • Research organisation

    The Crown in right of Tasmania - Represented by the Department of State Growth Tasmania

Multiple industries
Aquaculture Wild catch fisheries
Research project

Nuffield Australia Farming Scholarship to study practices in the fishing Industry

This project enables FRDC to invest in skills, capacity and leadership for the Australian fisheries industry. FRDC invests in Nuffield …
  • Funded by

    Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC)

  • Project date

    2 May 2016 -
    29 Nov 2021

Poultry
Input management
Research project

Effects of an in-shed sprinkler cooling system multiple parameters

This project set out to demonstrate the application of a water sprinkler cooling system into tunnel ventilated meat chicken sheds. …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    1 May 2016 -
    20 Aug 2018

  • Research organisation

    Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (QDAF)

Poultry
Input management
Research project

Formulating broiler diets based on protein and starch digestive dynamics

"Digestion rates of feed ingredients are needed to enable practical nutritionists to adopt digestive dynamics for formulation of broiler …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    15 Apr 2016 -
    30 May 2020

  • Research organisation

    The University of Sydney (USYD)

Honey bees
Animal technology
Research project

Improving Biosecurity Resources and Better Understanding Bee Health in Australia

Biosecurity planning provides a mechanism for the Australian honeybee industry, government and other relevant stakeholders to assess current biosecurity practices …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    15 Apr 2016 -
    30 Jul 2019

  • Research organisation

    Plant Health Australia (PHA)

Wool
Research project

Genetics of Blowfly Parasitism

Understanding the biology of the Australian sheep blowfly (Lucilia cuprina) is critical to developing new and effective strategies for its …
  • Funded by

    Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

  • Project date

    11 Apr 2016 -
    21 Nov 2018

  • Research organisation

    The University of Melbourne

Renewable energy
Research project

VIC component of Australian Biomass for Bioenergy Assessment

The Australian Biomass for Bioenergy Assessment (ABBA) project aims to catalyse investment in the renewable energy sector through the provision …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    8 Apr 2016 -
    15 Dec 2020

  • Research organisation

    Sustainability Victoria

Wool
Input management
Research project

Exclusion Fencing Construction Unit Management

The Exclusion Fencing Construction Unit, being an infrastructure unit comprised of machinery and equipment including a Caterpillar 910 wheeled Loader, Hydraulic …
  • Funded by

    Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

  • Project date

    1 Apr 2016 -
    30 Jun 2018

  • Research organisation

    Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

Cotton
Crop protection
Research project

PhD: Utilising novel plant growth regulators to develop resilient future cotton systems

This PhD project investigates the use of plant growth regulator (PGR) applications in assisting cotton plants become more efficient and …
  • Funded by

    Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC)

  • Project date

    1 Apr 2016 -
    30 Sep 2019

  • Research organisations

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC), The University of Sydney (USYD)

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