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Australian Pastures Genebank (14/15 - 18/19)
Summary RIRDC's Pasture Seed Program's annual contribution towards the Australian Pastures Genebank, which is the custodian of Australia's collection of genetic material for pasture and forage plants used in Australia, including both native and imported species.
Program Pasture Seeds
Research organisation Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries acting through South Australian Research and Development Institute
Objective summary To contribute to the Australian Pastures Genebank that will strategically acquire, document, conserve, maintain and distribute plant genetic resources of pasture and forage species of actual or potential value to Australian agriculture. This includes plants to be grown for livestock, crop rotation and the environment.
Project Stage Current
Project start date Friday, November 28, 2014
Project completion date Sunday, July 15, 2018
Journal articles from project Not Available
National priority Frontier technologies for building and transforming Australian industries
Rural priority Advanced Technology
RIRDC goal PSE-Improved industry capacity through skills and leadership training
Principal researcher Steve Hughes
Research manager Michael Beer
Admin contact Adrienne Twisk