Welcome to the Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics
ACPFG is an Australian company that manages a large research program in cereals; it develops intellectual property for industry to deliver to growers. Through its international links with the public and private sector it also accesses "know-how" and technologies not available within Australia.
ACPFG's shareholders are the Grains Research and Development Corporation, the South Australian and Victorian Governments, and the Universities of Adelaide, Melbourne, Queensland and South Australia. ACPFG has a non-representative Board of Directors.
Science for cereal improvement.
ACPFG's scientists are improving wheat and barley's tolerance to environmental stresses such as drought and salinity and researching ways to make plants use nutrients more efficiently. It has registered intellectual property (patents) and publishes extensively in its area.
Dr Tim Sutton on boron tol genes in wheat on Radio Adelaide Harvest
Boron tolerance discovery for higher wheat yields
The genetics of boron tolerance in wheat