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Cereal grains
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Plant science
Research project

Introducing a new major effect gene for crown rot resistance into Australian wheat

Fusarium crown rot of wheat is estimated to cost the Australian grains industry $404 million per year in lost yield. There …

Cereal grains
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Plant science
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    1 Oct 2021

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

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Fruits
Plant science
Research project

Australlian citrus breeding program

This new investment is focussed on developing varieties for Australian citrus growers. By building on existing knowledge and a pipeline …

Fruits
Plant science
  • Led by

    Hort Innovation

  • Start date

    15 Sep 2021

  • Research organisation

    Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (QDAF)

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Fruits
Plant science
Research project

Protecting Australia's citrus genetic material

Access to healthy planting material is essential for the Australian citrus industry, with supply of disease-free, true-to-type propagation material of …

Fruits
Plant science
  • Led by

    Hort Innovation

  • Start date

    20 Jul 2021

  • Research organisation

    Australian Citrus Propagation Association Incorporated (ACP) T/As Auscitrus

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Other rural industries
Plant science
Research project

Feasibility study and development of RD&E Plan for the Australian vanilla industry

This project will undertake a feasibility study that determines the potential of vanilla production in Australia and develop a research, …

Other rural industries
Plant science
  • Led by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Start date

    14 Jul 2021

  • Research organisations

    Northern Territory Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade

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Fruits
Plant science
Research project

A platform for gene editing vegetative propagated crops

The discovery, followed by the development, of gene editing technologies has dramatically altered the potential to genetically improve the vast …

Fruits
Plant science
  • Led by

    Hort Innovation

  • Start date

    30 Jun 2021

  • Research organisation

    Queensland University of Technology

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Sugar
Multiple technology areas
Plant science Processing & packaging
Research project

Sugar industry diversification opportunities investigation

The increasing momentum of the global bio-based economy represents an opportunity for the Australian sugar industry to break away from …

Sugar
Multiple technology areas
Plant science Processing & packaging
  • Led by

    Sugar Research Australia (SRA)

  • Start date

    28 Jun 2021

  • Research organisation

    Procom Consultants

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Other rural industries
Multiple technology areas
Animal technology Plant science
Research project

Greenhouse Production of High Grade Medical Mono Floral Manuka Honey

True monofloral Manuka honey in its purest form does not exist in the world market. All honey is collected from …

Other rural industries
Multiple technology areas
Animal technology Plant science
  • Led by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Start date

    28 Jun 2021

  • Research organisation

    ManukaLife Pty Ltd

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Sugar
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Input management Plant science
Research project

Transformational crop protection – Innovative RNAi biopesticides for management of sugarcane root feeding pests

Current crop protection strategies rely on plant genetic resistance and pesticides sprays. Toxicity both in terms of human health and …

Sugar
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Input management Plant science
  • Led by

    Sugar Research Australia (SRA)

  • Start date

    24 Jun 2021

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland

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Multiple industries
Beef cattle Dairy Pasture, fodder & feed Sheep & lamb
Plant science
Research project

Serradellas for new environments

An opportunity exists for industry to benefit by up to $750M/year through addressing the pasture yield gap within 7M …

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Dairy Pasture, fodder & feed Sheep & lamb
Plant science
  • Led by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Start date

    20 Jun 2021

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

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Multiple industries
Beef cattle Dairy Pasture, fodder & feed Sheep & lamb
Plant science
Research project

Desktop analysis of opportunities for oil-enhanced forages

Feed quality from pastures and of forages is directly related to animal productivity. Higher quality forage lines will contribute to …

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Dairy Pasture, fodder & feed Sheep & lamb
Plant science
  • Led by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Start date

    15 Jun 2021

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

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Other rural industries
Plant science
Research project

Development of a RD&E Plan for the Australian Cocoa Industry

A well-researched and extensively consulted 5-year strategic RD&E plan is required to guide industry development and investment in …

Other rural industries
Plant science
  • Led by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Start date

    10 Jun 2021

  • Research organisation

    Roth Rural and Regional Pty Ltd

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Other rural industries
Multiple technology areas
Animal technology Plant science
Research project

Opening the gates to hemp grazed livestock in Australia - phase 2

This project follows on from 'Opening the gates to hemp grazed livestock in Australia- Phase 1' (PRJ-012286).Phase 2 of 'Opening …

Other rural industries
Multiple technology areas
Animal technology Plant science
  • Led by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Start date

    6 Jun 2021

  • Research organisations

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

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Multiple industries
Cereal grains Pulse grains
Multiple technology areas
Alternative protein Crop protection Plant science
Research project

National Field Pea Breeding Program

The National Field Pea Breeding program is focussed on developing improved, high yielding varieties faster. The program deploys breeding technologies …

Multiple industries
Cereal grains Pulse grains
Multiple technology areas
Alternative protein Crop protection Plant science
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    31 May 2021

  • Research organisation

    Department of Jobs Precincts and Regions (DJPR) [Vic]

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Vegetables
Plant science
Research project

Developing an exotic vegetable industry to meet Asian market opportunities

This project will develop a feasibility and research, development and extension (RDE) plan for an exotic vegetable industry targeting export …

Vegetables
Plant science
  • Led by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Start date

    31 May 2021

  • Research organisation

    Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (QDAF)

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Other rural industries
Multiple technology areas
Input management Plant science Renewable energy
Research project

Can freshwater plants act as a feed supplement to reduce methane emissions from cattle?

Farmers seeking to develop Soils Carbon Projects based upon the drawdown of CO2e through vigorous plant growth must offset …

Other rural industries
Multiple technology areas
Input management Plant science Renewable energy
  • Led by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Start date

    30 May 2021

  • Research organisation

    Deakin University

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Other rural industries
Plant science
Research project

Development of a RD&E Plan for an Australian sunn hemp industry

This project will develop a Research, Development and Extension (RD&E) Plan for the Australian sunn hemp industry. The …

Other rural industries
Plant science
  • Led by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Start date

    30 May 2021

  • Research organisations

    Michael Barrett (Science Leadership Services), Robinson

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Cross industry
Multiple technology areas
Input management Plant science Renewable energy
Research project

Collaborative management and measurement of carbon farming and its co-benefits

Farmers can earn money by storing carbon in their soils, but there is an opportunity to work together to develop …

Cross industry
Multiple technology areas
Input management Plant science Renewable energy
  • Led by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Start date

    30 May 2021

  • Research organisation

    University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

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Pulse grains
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Input management Plant science
Research project

Development and extension to close the economic yield gap and maximise farming systems benefits from grain legume production in South Australia.

The investment will deliver local development and extension to close the economic yield gap and maximise faming systems benefits from …

Pulse grains
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Input management Plant science
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    26 May 2021

  • Research organisation

    The University of Adelaide (UA)

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Pulse grains
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Input management Plant science
Research project

Development and extension to close the economic yield gap and maximise farming systems benefits from grain legume production in Victoria

This investment will deliver local development and extension to close the economic yield gap and maximise faming systems benefits from …

Pulse grains
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Input management Plant science
  • Led by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Start date

    20 May 2021

  • Research organisation

    Department of Jobs Precincts and Regions (DJPR) [Vic]

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