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Sugar
Crop protection
Research project

Assess weed impact/distribution for prioritisation

The project objectives are to identify the scale and benchmark the prevalent weed issues as perceived by the industry. The …
  • Funded by

    Sugar Research Australia (SRA)

  • Project date

    10 Jul 2023 -
    30 Jun 2024

  • Research organisation

    Sugar Research Australia Limited (SRA)

Sugar
Crop protection
Research project

Soldier fly diagnostics, distribution, and development of an artificial diet

Soldier fly, a root-feeding pest of sugarcane, is comprised of a complex of multiple Inopus species causing productivity losses in …
  • Funded by

    Sugar Research Australia (SRA)

  • Project date

    1 Jul 2023 -
    1 May 2025

  • Research organisation

    Sugar Research Australia Limited (SRA)

Sugar
Crop protection
Research project

Viruses to aid biological control of major root-feeding pests of sugarcane

Australia‚Äôs $1.7 billion sugar industry is threatened by severe root-feeding pests such as canegrubs and soldier flies. There are no …
  • Funded by

    Sugar Research Australia (SRA)

  • Project date

    1 Jul 2023 -
    30 Jun 2027

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

Multiple technology areas
Animal technology Crop protection Imagery Input management IoT & smart-farming Machinery & hardware Plant science Renewable energy
Research project

Online Tool for Decision Making Pathways

This project will provide farmer-friendly tools to assist farmers in adopting innovations that reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, improve soil …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    5 Apr 2023 -
    28 Jun 2024

  • Research organisation

    Heytesbury District Landcare Network

Cereal grains
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Plant science
Research project

ACRCP Phase 5: Optimising genetic control of wheat rusts through identification of gene editing targets for broad spectrum wheat rust control

Plant diseases are a significant production constraint to all agricultural crops, including wheat where rust diseases remain a major threat. …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    3 Apr 2023 -
    31 May 2026

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Oilseeds
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Harvest technology Input management Plant science
Research project

Australian Sesame Industry Production Research Program

The Australian sesame industry is poised for a major expansion, driven by support from AgriFutures Australia and a collaborating group …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    31 Mar 2023 -
    29 Feb 2028

  • Research organisation

    Central Queensland University Australia (CQU)

Fruits
Crop protection
Research project

An Integrated Pest Management program for the Australian almond industry - Phase 2

The overarching objective is to develop a toolkit of complementary pest management approaches, tools, and practices that form the backbone …
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    28 Feb 2023 -
    14 Dec 2027

  • Research organisations

    State of Victoria as represented by the Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Change (DEECA)

Multiple industries
Cereal grains Pasture, fodder & feed Pulse grains
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Input management Plant science
Research project

Australian Fungicide Resistance Extension Network (AFREN 2)

The development of fungicide resistance and the limitation of available fungicide Mode of Actions is an ongoing issue for grain …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    10 Feb 2023 -
    30 Nov 2025

  • Research organisation

    Curtin University

Sugar
Crop protection
Research project

A novel biosensor device for on-farm sugarcane disease diagnosis

Currently, detecting diseases in sugarcane crops is an expensive, time consuming and lengthy process, usually undertaken in laboratories far from …
  • Funded by

    Sugar Research Australia (SRA)

  • Project date

    1 Feb 2023 -
    1 Feb 2024

  • Research organisation

    Griffith University

Cereal grains
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Input management
Research project

Case Studies - Stripe rust epidemic 2022 grower stories of management and yield impact.

A stripe rust epidemic hit wheat crops across eastern Australia during the winter cropping season of 2022, reducing yields in some …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    11 Jan 2023 -
    26 May 2023

  • Research organisation

    Astute Ag

Multiple technology areas
Automation Crop protection Imagery Plant science
Research project

ACRCP Phase 5: Optimising genetic control of wheat rusts through improved phenotyping

The 3 rust diseases of wheat can cause untold damage. Savings due to control have been estimated at about $1.5 billion pa, …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    1 Jan 2023 -
    15 Apr 2026

  • Research organisation

    The University of Sydney (USYD)

Pasture, fodder & feed
Multiple technology areas
Animal technology Crop protection Input management Plant science Traceability
Research project

Evaluation and positioning of dual purpose cereals for the export hay market

Dual purpose wheat and barley hay are being investigated to provide exporters with a broader suite of fodder products and …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    8 Nov 2022 -
    16 Mar 2025

  • Research organisation

    Agrilink Agricultural Consultants (Australia) Pty Ltd

Cereal grains
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Plant science
Research project

The value and further evaluation of the mechanisms of weed interference of early vigour wheat genotypes

The identification and quantification of the plant allelochemicals, microbial transformation products and microbial transformants would provide critical data on the …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    2 Nov 2022 -
    30 Jul 2023

  • Research organisation

    Charles Sturt University (CSU)

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