Links relating to research in the Tasmanian and Australian agricultural industries.
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: AgriFutures publications and research reports
Publications and research reports on plant and animal products, both established and emerging industries, published by the AgriFutures (Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC)).
: The Primary Industry Centre for Science Education
The Primary Industry Centre for Science Education (PICSE) is a national collaboration between universities, their regional communities and local primary industries, to attract students into tertiary science and to increase the number of skilled professionals in agribusiness and research institutions. The industries targeted by PICSE are agriculture, aquaculture, ecology, horticulture, fisheries, water security, sustainability, climate change and the environment.
: Core Historical Literature of Agriculture
A core electronic collection of agricultural texts published between the early nineteenth century and the middle to late twentieth century. Full-text materials cover agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, animal science, crops and their protection, food science, forestry, human nutrition, rural sociology and soil science.
: CSIRO Food and Agriculture
Delivering increased and sustainable food production to enhance the economy, reduce disease and deliver improved health and wellbeing.
: CSIRO - Gene technology in Australia
This site aims to explain the science of gene technology, and describe what Australian scientists are doing. It also covers some aspects of the public debate on gene technology.
Coverage: Information for international agricultural research.
: Australian Farm Institute
The Australian Farm Institute has been established to conduct research into public policy issues impacting on the Australian farm sector, and to promote policy solutions that maximise the economic and social wellbeing of farmers
: Australian Food Safety Centre
The Centre aims to build capability in food safety through rigorous, organised programs of scientific research, education and knowledge dissemination.
: Grains Research & Development Corporation
The Grains Research & Development Corporation is one of the world's leading grains research organisations, responsible for planning, investing and overseeing research and development, delivering improvements in production, sustainability and profitability across the Australian grains industry.
: Hort Innovation
Horticulture Australia Limited (HAL) is a national research, development and marketing organisation that works in partnership with the horticulture sector to invest in programs that provide benefit to Australian horticulture industries
Coverage: Over 16 million citations from life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. PubMed includes links to some full text articles and other related resources.
: National Primary Industries RD&E Framework
The Australian, State and Northern Territory Governments, rural R&D corporations, CSIRO and universities are jointly developing the National Primary Industries Research, Development and Extension (RD&E) Framework, to encourage greater collaboration and promote continuous improvement in the investment of RD&E resources nationally.
Peracto is one of Australia's largest private agricultural research organisations, providing a range of independent research, development and related scientific and technical services to private and corporate clients.
Coverage: Database of images in the collections of libraries, museums, galleries, archives, universities and other cultural agencies in Australia and abroad.
Coverage: Indexes the collections of the US National Agricultural Library and is a primary public source for world-wide access to agricultural information. The database covers materials in all formats and periods, including printed works from as far back as the 15th century.
: Sheep CRC
The CRC for Sheep Industry Innovation is a collaboration between Australia's leading sheep industry organisations, which is supported under the Australian Government's Cooperative Research Centres Program.
: Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA)
The Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) is a joint venture between the University of Tasmania (UTas) and the Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (DPIPWE). Working closely with industry, the Institute undertakes research and development programs designed to address agricultural productivity, safe food production, social and natural resource management issues.