Australian Quinoa Industry RD&E Plan 2024-2029
Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) is an ‘ancient grain’ that was domesticated about 8,000 years ago in South America, where it became an important part of Andean...
Published: 24 May 2007
Author(s): Slee, M.
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This report compares the early gains achieved using three different breeding strategies (seed orchards) intended for improving blue mallee Eucalyptus polybractea oil production. The research also investigated the flowering behaviour of the trees in the orchards, which assists in understanding the contribution of individual trees to seed production, and has implications for breeding blue mallee.
The report is for industry investors and researchers interested in the scope for improving blue mallee oil quality and yield, via improved genetic material.