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Salt tolerant cereals

Salt tolerant cereals and water-logging tolerant cereals could provide greater options for farmers dealing with saline soils, increasing farm profitability and improving environmental and natural resource management outcomes. 

The Salt Tolerant Cereal project aims to develop a feed quality cereal for salt-affected land. It will also provide new knowledge on the salt and water-logging tolerances of these salt tolerant plants under field and laboratory conditions.

Below is a link to a historical document relevant to Salt Tolerant Cereals.


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Future Farm Industries Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) ceased trading on 30 June 2014.

This website contains information about the CRC’s research into perennial plant based farming systems.

This site will remain live until 30 June 2017 but is no longer being updated or reviewed.

Further information about CRC research projects can be obtained by following links from relevant project pages or by viewing the research transfer page.

The CRC was funded for seven years (2007-2014) under the Australian Government Cooperative Research Centre program.