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Australian citrus breeding program

Closing date:5 July 2021

Request for Proposal

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Australian citrus breeding program (CT21001).

The objectives of the services being sought are to:

  • Develop new mandarin and orange varieties with superior production traits, disease resistance (including HLB), and enhanced fruit quality to drive consumer appeal.
  • Identify and develop a pipeline of new genetics to support future labour requirements, including suitability for automation.
  • Generate field performance data for advanced selections to enhance grower knowledge and foster adoption.
  • Commercialise advanced selections to facilitate grower adoption.

Hort Innovation has prepared a Request for Proposal (RFP) document that provides background information, outlines the scope of services, the procurement process and the information required from interested parties.

The RFP may be downloaded from (you will need to be a member of to access this information).

The closing date for responses is 5:00 PM (AEST), 5 July 2021.