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: 1 Apr 2005
Author(s): Douglas, C.A.
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Evaluation of Guar Cultivars in Central and Southern Queensland. by C.A. Douglas. Reports on the evaluation of 469 guar cultivars in central and southern Queensland. The grain of guar contains up to 30% of a galactomannan gum that is used widely in industrial manufacturing and food processing. Guar is well suited to the dryland cropping environments of northern Australia, and a renewed interest in developing the guar industry has been prompted by increased world demand for the product and the presence of an international chemical company seeking to source guar from Australia. 2005, 17pp, Pub. NO. 05/036; $16