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Zondii: seed potato growers and certifiers - trial partner

Opportunity for

  • Seed potato growers and certifiers to be involved in research into the application of disease detection technology for potatoes.

Opportunity description

Industry challenge:

Potatoes are the biggest vegetable commodity grown in Australia, with an annual production of around 1.5 million tonnes valued at $830 million. It is also the third biggest vegetable commodity consumed globally, where more than a billion people world wide eat potato.

Various potato diseases have a global damage estimate of over $950 million, where disease can cause a loss of up to 90% yield.

Current opportunity:

Zondii are looking for collaborators who will aid in market research for the validity of disease detection technology in potatoes.

Other potential applications:

Zondii is also looking into the application of disease detection technology in other agricultural crops.

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Opportunity type

Seeking interest, Ideation


Early (TRL 1-4)
Describes the challenge or opportunity being pursued and undertakes preliminary R&D to determine if the concept is feasible.
What does this mean?
Describes the stage of the challenge or opportunity being pursued.

Opportunity led by

Multiple industries
Honey bees Other rural industries Sheep & lamb
evokeAG. Alumni


Zondii is unlocking the true value of food and fibre.
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  • Organisation type

    Startup or Scaleup or SME



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