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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The project "Improving food quality and end use market acceptance of Australian pulses" will run for 3 years, finishing on 30 June 2013... The project also has a research component on cooking quality that links directly with a related GRDC project lead by VIC-Horsham... It is vital that Australian pulses have acceptable or superior qualities to maintain and enhance market share world wide...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
The project has produced L. angustifolius lines with lower proportions of seed coats or pod walls for direct use in breeding programs... The alternative low-alkaloid genes generated may provide a new avenue of crop improvement in NLL if they are shown to be associated with higher yield potential than the current iucundus low-alkaloid is thought to be... Material evaluated during the project showed the success of using single-seed near infra-red (NIR) to screen a seed population for individual seeds with varying seed-quality attributes...
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