Australian wild rice: A new sustainable wild food enterprise

Summary

Investigating the feasibiltiy of a native foods enterprise based on two Australian native rice species, Oryza rufipogon and O. meridionalis. An evaluation of the ecological feasibility of and impact of wild rice harvest and an assessment of the effort, cost and barriers associated with collection and processing

Program

New and Emerging Plant Industries

Research Organisation

Charles Darwin University

Objective Summary

Investigate feasibility of a native rice enterprise Evaluate ecological feasibility and impact of wild rice harvest Assess cost and barriers associated with collection and processing

Project Code

PRJ-000347

Project Stage

Closed

Project Start Date

Sunday, July 1, 2007

Project Completion Date

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Journal Articles From Project

Not Available

National Priority

An environmentally sustainable Australia

National Priority

Adoption of R&D

National Priority

NEPI-Incubate new and emerging plant industries, support breakthrough projects

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Australian Native Rice: A sustainable wild food enterprise