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Wool Stocktake : AWI Annual Report 2008-09
Breeding and genetics Project title Key providers* $ paid in 2008/2009 Sheep CRC 2 Project 4 2 1 Information Nucleus - operations Sheep CRC 439,750 MLA Agent - Genotyping Falkiner Memorial Field Station progeny Meat & Livestock Australia 338,677 Merino Superior Sires - Australian Merino Sire Evaluation Assoc (AMSEA) 2008-11 Australian Merino Sire Evaluation (AMSEA) 315,822 Sheep Genetics - MERINOSELECT Meat & Livestock Australia 279,931 Sheep CRC 2 Project 4 1 1 Information Nucleus - design and analysis Sheep CRC 271,500 SheepGenomics mapping flock reproduction traits Falkiner Memorial Field Station (FMFS), Future Livestock Pty Ltd, Meat & Livestock Australia 186,252 CRC for Sheep Industry Innovation - Program 4 - Information Nucleus Sheep CRC 143,750 National Merino Bloodline Evaluation (support, analysis and research) NSW Department of Primary Industries 106,807 Sheep CRC 2 Project 1 2 1 reproduction efficiency Sheep CRC 100,000 Expression profiling and gene discovery in the wool follicle - characterisation of the spatiotemporal programme of expression of key molecules involved in wool follicle and accessory gland development and function The University of Adelaide 99,500 MLA Agent - Harnessing the bovine and other mammalian genomes for ovine research and applications Meat & Livestock Australia 95,732 International Science Linkages (ISL) Grant Meat & Livestock Australia, University of Sydney 88,500 MLA Agent - Validation of DNA tests for the Australian sheep industry - CSIRO component Meat & Livestock Australia 80,000 of payments on breeding and genetics projects (of more than $75,000 per project during 2008/09) 2,546,221 Animal health and welfare Project title Key providers* $ paid in 2008/2009 Vaccine potential of surface antigens of Dichelobacter Nodosus (footrot) Monash University 328,595 Identification and validation of new drug targets for control of gastrointestinal nematode parasites of sheep Australian National University, Meat & Livestock Australia 313,055 Eradication of virulent ovine footrot by sequential specific vaccination University of Sydney 182,403 Fungal biopesticide for lice control Queensland Government Dept of Primary Ind 150,194 Development of a vaccine against annual ryegrass toxicity CSIRO Livestock Industry 147,408 Identification of marker haplotypes for resistance to Haemonchus contortus (Barbers Pole worm) III Meat & Livestock Australia, The University of New England 137,500 Worm diagnostic test using PCR technology Meat & Livestock Australia 110,000 Sheep CRC 2 Project 1 3 1 Improved parasite management Sheep CRC 100,358 of payments on animal health and welfare projects (of more than $75,000 per project during 2008/09) 1,469,513 PROJECT LIST 2008/09
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