CSIRO is breeding better cereal varieties and improving crop management
Breeding better cereal varieties and improving crop management
CSIRO researchers are investigating the sustainable agricultural production of wheat, barley and rice varieties suited to changing national and global conditions.
23 March 2010 | Updated 10 January 2012
Wheat is Australia's most important grain crop, valued at over A$5 billion annually.
CSIRO invests in research to improve the yield, quality, management and disease resistance of wheat.
CSIRO is researching new farming methods to improve the sustainability of grain cropping, maximize water-use and help address issues such as acidity, salinity and waterlogging.
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