Mee, Agriculture Victoria
, AgriBio, Centre for AgriBioscience, Bundoora, Victoria, 3219, Australia; email: email@example.com
Services Pty Ltd and Dow AgroSciences partnership will work with the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) to apply transformational technologies for developing elite crop varieties for growers in Australia and globally.
We also acknowledge the analytical assistance of Marg Davies, Murray Hannah for his statistical analyses, and the Soils and Water team at Agriculture Victoria
Appreciation is expressed to Phil Salisbury, Denis Ballinger, and David Robson of Agriculture Victoria
; Neil Wratten of New South Wales Agriculture; Grant Lubcke, Martin Barbetti, and Ravjit Khangura of Agriculture Western Australia; Curt Hill and Wheelis Davis, formerly of Calgene Oils; Dan Robinson of Clemson University, David Wright of the University of Florida; Carl Hovermale of Mississippi State University; and to Don Day, Mitch Gilmer, Mary Flynn, David Spradlin, Laurel Oxner, Mike Beggs, and John Woodruff of the University of Georgia for their assistance in conducting yield and disease trials and summarizing data.
The Sirolan SWIMS technology was developed with funding from Australian Woolgrowers through the Woolmark company Eco-Recycle Victoria funded the composting work, and Agriculture Victoria
evaluated the composting product.
Under the agreement, financial details of which were not available, Dow AgroSciences will work with the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) through its commercial arm, Agriculture Victoria
Services Pty Ltd, to apply transformational technologies for developing elite crop varieties for growers in Australia and globally.
Dale Tomlinson of Agriculture Victoria
assisted with DNA extraction and John Reynolds of Agriculture Victoria
provided advice on statistical analysis.