Our projects

We collaborate with stakeholders and industry partners to drive research projects, subsequent adoption and uptake, whilst fostering innovation and creating opportunities for the agricultural community to learn, grow, invest and connect. Explore the projects that we currently have underway across the business.

Current Projects

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Chlorantraniliprole (Coragen) residue trials, analysis and permit for the ginger industry​

Agaware Consulting Pty Ltd

November 2023 - June 2025

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Beneficial plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) as bio-controls against ginger soil pathogens, Fusarium and Pythium, and effectiveness as bio-fertilisers.

SoiLife / Sustainable Solutions Hub

November 2023 - December 2024

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Ginger Industry Preparedness for Guava Root-knot Nematode (Meloidogyne enterolobii)

The State of Queensland acting through the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

October 2023 - October 2024

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Ginger Chemical Minor Use Permit maintenance and research

Censeo Field and Lab Pty Ltd

January 2023 - June 2026

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Disease Detection in Ginger Rhizomes

Zondii

August 2022 - April 2024

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Ginger Ninja – Fusarium predictor multi-expert training data collection

Queensland University of Technology

July 2022 - March 2023

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Ginger Extension Coordination Project

Australian Ginger Industry Association Incorporated

August 2019 - August 2023

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Review of the Biosecurity Plan for the Ginger Industry

Plant Health Australia Limited

July 2018 - April 2023

Past Projects

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Ginger Ninja: Automating disease detection in seed ginger stock

Queensland University of Technology

July 2019 - April 2021

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Chemical Minor Use Permit Research

The State of Queensland acting through the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

August 2019 - July 2022

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Site-specific weed control for ginger cropping systems

The University of Sydney

July 2019 - July 2022

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Improving ginger to future proof the industry against pests and diseases

University of the Sunshine Coast

November 2018 - January 2020

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Lift the demand for Australian Ginger:consumer requirements for industry growth

Brand Story Pty Ltd

February 2018 - October 2018

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Ginger Automation Scoping Study

University of Southern Queensland

June 2018 - November 2018

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Ginger Development and Extension

The State of Queensland acting through the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

November 2017 - July 2019

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Ginger strategic plan and R&D priorities

Australian Ginger Industry Association Incorporated

June 2013 - March 2016

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Controlling Pythium and associated pests in Ginger

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

April 2010 - August 2011

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An Economic Evaluation of RIRDC Investment in the Ginger R&D Program

Agtrans Research

July 2016 - December 2016

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Development of an Industry Biosecurity Plan for the ginger industry

Plant Health Australia Limited

March 2012 - May 2013

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Emergency Plant Pest Response Levy proposal submission for the ginger industry

B&LC Duncan

September 2016 - August 2017