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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Ensuring a sustainable water future: Developing next generation rice water use strategies

Deakin University (a body politic and corporate established pursuant to the Deakin University Act 2009 (Vic))

February 2024 - June 2028

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Using arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi to improve nutrient and water-use-efficiency of rice production (PhD top up)

The University of Adelaide

November 2023 - August 2026

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Determining the extent of herbicide resistance in Australian rice crops

Charles Sturt University

December 2023 - August 2027

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Genetic improvement of lodging resistance in Australian rice

The University of Queensland

December 2023 - February 2027

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Top-up Scholarship - Evaluation of rice variety response to irrigation and nitrogen under aerobic rice production.

The University of Queensland

December 2023 - December 2026

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Pre-breeding for new rainfed black rice varieties (PhD Top Up scholarship)

Southern Cross University

December 2023 - August 2025

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Nutrient and water use efficiency in aerobic rice production: is there a role for beneficial soil fungi?

The University of Adelaide

December 2023 - August 2025

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Genetic variation and physiological response of rice to cold and heat stress at flowering stage in aerobic production – PhD Top up Scholarship

The University of Queensland

October 2023 - December 2025

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Building Capacity in the Australian Rice Industry

Ricegrowers' Association of Australia

January 2023 - December 2026

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Rice Weed Management in Australia

Agropraisals Pty Ltd

October 2022 - May 2027

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Application for Top-Up Scholarship for PRO-013062

Swinburne University of Technology

October 2022 - May 2026

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Application for Top-Up Scholarship - University of Queensland

The University of Queensland

August 2022 - August 2025

Past Projects

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Factors affecting the starch digestibility of rice

Charles Sturt University

October 2018 - April 2019

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The impact of farm practices on rice grain quality in south-eastern Australia

Charles Sturt University

October 2018 - April 2019

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The Therapeutic Properties of Coloured Rice-derived Polyphenols

Charles Sturt University

October 2018 - April 2019

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Exploring the health beneficial properties of rice bran

Charles Sturt University

October 2018 - April 2019

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Effect of environment on cereal phenolic composition and its chemopreventive pot

Charles Sturt University

October 2018 - April 2019

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Improving mid-season nitrogen management of rice

(DPI) The Crown in right of the State of New South Wales acting through the Department of Primary Industries within Regional NSW

August 2018 - December 2021

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Traits of importance for aerobic 'DryRice' varieties for the Riverina region

The University of Queensland

June 2018 - June 2022

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Rice Industry Leadership Program

Ricegrowers' Association of Australia

April 2018 - July 2021

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Rice Weed Management in Australia

Agropraisals Pty Ltd

June 2018 - July 2022

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Extension for improved efficiency and sustainability in the rice industry

Ricegrowers' Association of Australia

January 2018 - January 2022

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Australian Rice Partnership 2

(DPI) The Crown in right of the State of New South Wales acting through the Department of Primary Industries within Regional NSW

June 2015 - July 2021

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Weed Control in Australian Rice

Agropraisals Pty Ltd

May 2015 - July 2018