Final Reports

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DAW00225 - Soil organic matter extension and communication in WA

Soil organic matter is a key driver of soil productivity. In collaboration with a Commonwealth-funded project, 'The economies of managing soil organic carbon' (AOTGR1-27), this project developed and supported extension of key research outcomes about soil organic matter to more than 2,500 growers, advisers and industry representatives in the GRDC Western Region.

DAV478 - Background study into greenhouse gas emissions from the grains industry

Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are becoming an increasingly important issue for the grains industry as demonstrated, for instance, by the outcomes of the grains industry Standing Committee on Agriculture and Resource Management (SCARM) Greenhouse Workshop (Perth 8 Aug 2001).

CWQ4 - Amelioration of genetic factors which result in downgrading of wheat at receival

This lead project component coordinated basic and applied research on mechanisms, genetic control, environmental interactions and development of better screening technologies for three related problems that cause a major portion of quality downgrading in wheat in Australia.

DAV00005 - Establishment of an interactive web database for selection and targeted acquisition of ATFCC legume germplasm for breeding enhancement

A database of traits evaluated for cropping was established to complement the genetic resource seed collections of lentils, chickpeas, peas and faba beans held at the Australian Temperate Field Crops Collection (ATFCC) to be used by breeders as genetic resources.

CSA00042 - Web based visualization of spatial and temporal yield gap information for grain growers and strategic research investment planning

This project developed the Yield Gap Australia Website ( The site provides an interactive map-based tool for grain growers, agronomists, research funders and policy makers.

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GRDC Themes

Meeting Market Requirements
Improving Crop Yield
Protecting Your Crop
Advancing Profitable Farming Systems
Improving Your Farm Resource Base
Building Skills and Capacity

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