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PA - Pilot pasture variety trial
Summary Allay industry concerns regarding the merits of an independent pasture variety testing scheme
Program Pasture Seeds
Research organisation PastureWise Pty Ltd
Objective summary Allay industry concerns regarding the merits of an independent pasture variety testing scheme
by conducting a pilot programme to demonstrate the following:
•Demonstration of process integrity
•Objectivity and accuracy of results generated demonstrated by acceptance and use
by seed companies
•Value of multiple sites with numerous (all) link entries
•Opportunity for Trial Participants’ oversight of the process
•Ability of AWI (Pastures Australia), Trial Participants and Researcher to work
cooperatively together.
•Increase seed company trust in AWI (Pastures Australia) long term objectives and
improve their working relationship.
•Value of data generated to downstream supply chain participants
•Develop a proposal presenting the opportunities / issues from expansion of the
regional testing network in partnership with the seed companies
Project Stage Closed
Project start date Wednesday, July 01, 2009
Project completion date Sunday, January 20, 2013
Journal articles from project Not Available
National priority Frontier technologies for building and transforming Australian industries
Rural priority Soil, water and managing natural resources
RIRDC goal PSE-Improved industry knowledge with data, extension and communication
Principal researcher Stuart Kemp
Research manager Margaret Heath
Admin contact Joanna Kemp