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Development of a process to enhance uptake of pearl millet
Summary This project will review all the current literature, publications and data to better understand the potential utilisation of pearl millet by poultry including the impediments to the production of this crop by grain growers. The project will then use this information to propose strategies for the increase the uptake of this crop.
Program Chicken Meat
Research organisation The University of Queensland
Objective summary The objective of this project is to gain a better understanding of the potential of pearl millet for the poultry industry and what impediments there may be to
(a) grain growers growing it and
(b) its utilisation as an ingredient in poultry diets.
Project Stage Closed
Project start date Friday, May 01, 2009
Project completion date Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Journal articles from project Not Available
National priority An environmentally sustainable Australia
Rural priority Adoption of R&D
RIRDC goal CME-Increase the productivity and efficiency of chicken meat production
Principal researcher Wayne Bryden
Research manager Kylie Hewson
Admin contact Blake Chapman