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Catalogue: Ground Cover
GrainSearch is the company that brought Westminster to Australia and general manager Philip Jobling says while it was not performing well in New Zealand trials it quickly proved itself a standout in western Victoria... Based in Ballarat, GrainSearch was established by growers in 2002 with the sole aim of identifying new barley and wheat varieties from around the world suited to Australia's high-rainfall zones... We work closely with GrainSearch and SQP Co-op, and we knew there was a solid uptake of the Westminster , with many growers looking for a new variety after Gairdner...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
A new barley variety, Westminster , has become a case study for the shift towards global breeding collaborations able to speed up the delivery of improved varieties with stronger market appeal.. GrainSearch is the company that brought Westminster to Australia and general manager Philip Jobling says while it was not performing well in New Zealand trials it quickly proved itself a standout in western Victoria... Based in Ballarat, GrainSearch was established by growers in 2002 with the sole aim of identifying new barley and wheat varieties from around the world suited to Australia's high-rainfall zones...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
Lupins provide a valuable pulse component of crop rotations in South Australia (SA) and Victoria (VIC) particularly on low fertility neutral to acid sands where other pulse crops do poorly... The total economic benefit of release and adoption of improved lupin varieties in SA and Victoria is estimated at $3.2million per year... There is slight variation in the actual lines retained for further evaluation in each of SA and Victoria depending on how the respective evaluators (J. Egan and I. Mock) viewed their potential in their respective environments...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
Lupins provide a valuable pulse component of crop rotations in South Australia (SA) and Victoria (VIC), particularly on low fertility neutral to acid sands where other pulse crops perform poorly... Early generation lines from breeding programs in Western Australia (WA) and New South Wales (NSW) for narrow-leafed, albus and rough-seeded lupins were evaluated in the field in SA and Victoria from 2007 to 2010... The total economic benefit of the release and adoption of improved lupin varieties in SA and Victoria is estimated at $3.2_M per year...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
New or improved perennial cultivars are the end result of the work initiated by this project and through these the grains industry will derive benefits from investing in the work of this project... The outcome of the activity ensured the establishment of a comprehensive perennial germplasm collection to meet immediate and foreseeable breeding requirements... The outcome of the activity ensured user requirements were met by the safe introduction of germplasm of importance to Australian agriculture...
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