Intensive seed-production systems to commercialise native grasses in nthn Aust

Summary

Collect and assess for market suitability and seed production a wide range of ecotypes of six native grasses with identified market potential. Identify and progress to commercial status one or two elite ecotypes of each species through: developing appropriate seed crop management practices; provision of foundation seed for industry; and developing suitable extension resources and providing extension services.

Program

New and Emerging Plant Industries

Research Organisation

OLD ABN-The State Of Queensland Acting Through The Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation

Objective Summary

Collect and assess for market suitability and seed production a wide range of ecotypes of six native grasses with identified market potential. Identify and progress to commercial status one or two elite ecotypes of each species through: developing appropriate seed crop management practices; provision of foundation seed for industry; and developing suitable extension resources and providing extension services.

Project Code

PRJ-000585

Project Stage

Closed

Project Start Date

Friday, July 1, 2005

Project Completion Date

Friday, April 30, 2010

Journal Articles From Project

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National Priority

An environmentally sustainable Australia

National Priority

Soil, water and managing natural resources

National Priority

NEPI-RD&E to generate benefit across several plant industries

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