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Joint Sino-Australian Laboratory for Food Security 

Overview of Project

The Joint Sino-Australian Laboratory for Food Security will focus on four major areas of research:

  •  Crop protection and improvement – the development of plant breeds for resistance to biotic and abiotic stress and for improved yield.
  • precision agriculture - new technologies to improve efficiency of land and resource management
  • climate change - securing soil and water resources and managing the atmosphere
  • food security - development of economic and social policy to secure food supply.
Project Dates

01 Jan 2013 - 01 Jan 2014


University of Sydney
Chinese Academy of Agriculture Science
Nanjing Agricultural University

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