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PhD program to study viruses associated with Agaricus mushrooms in Australia

Closing date: 19 August 2022

Request for Proposal

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: PhD program to study viruses associated with Agaricus mushrooms in Australia (MU22003).

The objectives of the services being sought are to:

  • Enhance the resilience of the Australian Agaricus mushroom industry to threats posed by exotic and endemic viruses by characterising the virus population in wild and cultivated Agaricus
  • Improve the diagnosis of disease in the Australian Agaricus mushroom industry by determining which viruses cause disease symptoms.

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 www.tenders.net (you will need to be a member of tenders.net to access this information).

The closing date for responses is 19 August 2022, 3.00pm (AEST).