Australian Pasture Seed Genebank 2019-2021

Department of Primary Industries and Regions

  • Project code: PRJ-012052

  • Project stage: Current

  • Project start date: Sunday, June 30, 2019

  • Project completion date: Saturday, December 30, 2023

  • National Priority: PSE-Sustainable certified temperate pasture seed production


The Pasture Seed Program’s annual contribution towards the Australian Pasture Seed Genebank, which is the custodian of Australia’s collection of genetic material for pasture and forage plants used in Australia, including both native and imported species.


Pasture Seeds

Research Organisation

Department of Primary Industries and Regions

Objective Summary

To contribute to the Australian Pasture Seed Genebank that will strategically acquire, document, conserve, maintain and distribute plant genetic resources of pasture and forage species of actual or potential value to Australian agriculture. This includes plants to be grown for livestock, crop rotation and the environment.