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Wool
Research project

Promoting welfare solutions for Australian Merinos

Surgical mulesing is a painful husbandry procedure, carried out to minimise the risk of breech flystrike throughout life of a …
  • Funded by

    Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

  • Project date

    18 Jun 2015 -
    15 Jan 2019

  • Research organisation

    The University of Sydney (USYD)

Other rural industries
Plant science
Research project

Quinoa as a new crop in Australia - stage 2

This project endeavours to establish quinoa as a crop in Australia by providing varieties, an agronomic package including weed control …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    15 Jun 2015 -
    30 Jun 2019

  • Research organisation

    Western Australian Agriculture Authority, a body corporate established under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007

Cereal grains
Consumer health
Research project

Next Generation Healthy Rice

Under this project, a rapid method for ranking rice genotypes for their starch digestibility properties was developed. The development of …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    15 Jun 2015 -
    13 Jun 2019

  • Research organisation

    Charles Sturt University (CSU)

Cereal grains
Plant science
Research project

Australian Rice Partnership 2

This investment underpins the development of improved rice varieties and rice cereal technology to meet the needs of growers, industry …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    15 Jun 2015 -
    30 Jul 2021

  • Research organisation

    New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI)

Cereal grains
Crop protection
Research project

Improved genetic solutions for management of yellow spot in wheat

This project is the second phase of a significant research effort to provide improved genetic solutions for yellow spot (YS) …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    1 Jun 2015 -
    31 Dec 2020

  • Research organisation

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

Multiple industries
Cereal grains Oilseeds Pasture, fodder & feed Pulse grains
Crop protection
Research project

UA00158 - Mechanisms, evolution and inheritance of resistance

Herbicide resistance in weeds is a major threat to cost-effective grain production. Understanding the factors that contribute to herbicide resistance …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    1 Jun 2015 -
    30 Jun 2020

  • Research organisation

    The University of Adelaide (UA)

Pork
Animal technology
Research project

The supplementation of pig diets with mineral strontium

Strontium is a trace mineral which has been reported to increase bone volume and density. There is potential for strontium …
  • Funded by

    Australian Pork (APL)

  • Project date

    1 Jun 2015 -
    1 Jun 2018

  • Research organisation

    The University of Sydney (USYD)

Pasture, fodder & feed
Crop protection
Research project

Potential exotic virus threats to Lucerne seed production in Australia

Plant viruses cause significant economic losses in agriculture and may pose biosecurity risks to lucerne production and seed exports. A …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    1 Jun 2015 -
    30 Apr 2019

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

Pasture, fodder & feed
Plant science
Research project

Improved subterranean clover seed production from multiple disease resistance

This project will identify new genes and Quantitative Trait Loci (QTLs) for resistances to the most important foliar and root …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    1 Jun 2015 -
    20 Dec 2018

  • Research organisation

    The University of Western Australia (UWA)

Aquaculture
Multiple technology areas
Aquaculture technology Fisheries technology
Research project

Understanding flesh colour variation in Atlantic salmon: Molecular mechanisms and genetic effect

This project made critical findings on flesh colour variation in Atlantic Salmon in Tasmania. The investigation into the correlation of colour variation with high seawater temperature delivered new insights into thermal tolerance and genetics in Atlantic salmon, and their performance in a context of climate change and global warming.
  • Funded by

    Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC)

  • Project date

    31 May 2015 -
    31 May 2019

  • Research organisation

    University of the Sunshine Coast (USC)

Other rural industries
Crop protection
Research project

Pests and diseases of truffles and their tree hosts in Australia

This project was undertaken to assist the relatively new Australian agriculture industry of truffle production identify key pest and disease …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    29 May 2015 -
    19 Apr 2019

  • Research organisation

    Western Australian Agriculture Authority, a body corporate established under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007

Multiple industries
Cereal grains Oilseeds Pasture, fodder & feed Pulse grains
Crop protection
Research project

UA00156 - Emerging weeds (Seed-bank biology of emerging weeds)

Changes in farming systems, weed management practices and climate have contributed to the change in weed flora on Australian farms. …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    1 May 2015 -
    30 Jun 2020

  • Research organisation

    The University of Adelaide (UA)

Multiple industries
Cereal grains Oilseeds Pasture, fodder & feed Pulse grains
Input management
Research project

Deep placement of nutrients

Extensive research has focussed on demonstrating the quantum of crop responses with different crop species at different nutrient addition rates …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    1 May 2015 -
    31 Mar 2020

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

Other rural industries
Food processing technology
Research project

Improved tenderness of alpaca carcasses using combined processing techniques

This project will:- 1) determine the effects of applying two processing techniques to improve tenderness of alpaca carcasses. 2) develop Australian …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    1 May 2015 -
    1 Mar 2019

  • Research organisation

    The University of Sydney (USYD)

Multiple industries
Cereal grains Oilseeds Pasture, fodder & feed Pulse grains
Input management
Research project

Innovative approaches to managing subsoil acidity in the western region

Soil acidity is one of the few soil constraints to agriculture for which there is a profitable solution. However, treatment …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    1 Apr 2015 -
    30 Sep 2021

  • Research organisation

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

Essential oils
Consumer health
Research project

Scientific evidence to support TTO within the EU/SCCP cosmetics framework

This project will provide a dermal penetration study for tea tree oil with the aim that the European Union Scientific …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    13 Mar 2015 -
    1 Jun 2020

  • Research organisation

    Australian Tea Tree Industry Association Ltd (ATTIA)

Multiple industries
Cereal grains Oilseeds Pasture, fodder & feed Pulse grains
Input management
Research project

Evaluating testing methods for phosphorus and potassium soil reserves

Long-term cropping with only partial replacement of nutrients removed in harvested product results in rundown of soil nutrient reserves. Reserves …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    1 Mar 2015 -
    30 Mar 2019

  • Research organisation

    University of New England (UNE)

Wool
Research project

Lifetime Productivity (AMSEA) Project

AWI and the Australian Merino Sire Evaluation Association have teamed to deliver the 10-year (2015-25) Merino Lifetime Productivity Project. The …
  • Funded by

    Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

  • Project date

    1 Feb 2015 -
    31 Dec 2024

  • Research organisations

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Murdoch University, New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI), The University of Western Australia (UWA)

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