We have research and development innovations in agriculture, forestry and aquaculture available for commercialisation and licence. These innovations include new technologies in agriculture and timber usage, as well as new plant varieties to boost productivity and improve end results.
Pest control strategies and products
- Organic pest control using cypress extracts
A safe, organic and environmentally friendly way of controlling insects using extracts from cypress timber.
- Fruit-piercing moth bait
A bait developed to attract and kill fruit-piercing moths, a pest that can cause major damage to at least 50 different fruit varieties. The technology offers better and more environmentally friendly pest control.
- Release of new maize inbred lines
Our maize improvement program releases a new series of maize inbred lines each year designed to improve the profitability of the state's maize industry.
- World-class sorghum germplasm
Along with the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), we have developed sorghum inbred lines with enhanced breeding features such as drought and disease resistance.
- Subtropical drought-resistant inbred maize
In collaboration with the GRDC, we have developed inbred maize to produce superior yields under drought conditions.
Technology for horticultural crops and forestry
- Mechanical pod splitter for opening cocoa pods
A device including conveyor for splitting cocoa pods. The machine can split approximately 5,000 pods per hour and has worldwide potential for small-scale cocoa producers.
High quality fruit and vegetable plant varieties
Nothing available at the moment.