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Joint Sino-Australia Laboratory for Sustainable Agro-Ecosystems

Overview of Project


The Joint Sino-Australia Laboratory for Sustainable Agro-Ecosystems will focus on research in:

  •  adaptation and mitigation of climate change effects on agro-ecosystems including reduction of greenhouse gas emission from the agriculture sector
  • improvement of soil quality, especially the soil carbon and nutrient content
  •  reduction of water consumption in agriculture production
  •  prevention and reduction effects of plant pests and diseases on cereal production
  •  treatment and recycling of poultry litter and livestock manure.
Project Dates

01 Jan 2013 - 01 Jan 2014

Partners

University of Sydney
Chinese Academy of Agriculture Science
Nanjing Agricultural University