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Investment expenditure analysis

See how Citrus Fund investments are tracking against the industry’s Strategic Investment Plan

As seen on the citrus 'fund management' page, investments specific to the Hort Innovation Citrus Fund are guided by the industry's Strategic Investment Plan (SIP). The SIP features four priority outcome areas that have been identified and agreed upon by the industry, and Hort Innovation works to invest in R&D initiatives that are aligned to these.

 

See how investment expenditure aligns to Strategic Investment Plan outcomes

In the interactive chart below, discover the most up-to-date information on how project expenditure in the Citrus Fund is aligned to the four SIP outcomes. The chart reflects project investment across the life of the SIP to date.

See how specific projects align to Strategic Investment Plan outcomes

Refine the project list below to discover how projects in the Citrus Fund align to each of the four SIP outcomes. Because some projects address more than one SIP outcome, they may be listed more than once.

Expenditure on projects classified as 'enabler' support the broader delivery of the industry’s project investments. Examples of enabler projects include annual reporting and monitoring and evaluation capacity.

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Ongoing project

Management of the citrus industry consultation and advisory mechanism (CT23004)

This project is supporting Australian citrus growers to have profitable, competitive, and sustainable businesses through sound investment of the citrus levy by Hort Innovation.

17 May 2024

Ongoing project

Citrus market development and quality program (CT22002)

This investment ensures the Australian citrus industry remains globally competitive, well-informed, profitable, and able to reliably and sustainably supply quality fruit that achieves commercial and regulatory market requirements in domestic and international markets.

19 March 2024

Ongoing project

Breeding new rootstocks for the Australian citrus industry (CT23002)

The project will create new and unique germplasm, providing long-term opportunities for the Australian citrus industry to increase genetic diversity using high-performing rootstock options.

19 March 2024

Ongoing project

Consumer usage and attitude tracking 2023/24 (MT23201)

This investment provides a category tracking service to allow various horticultural categories to better understand consumer usage and attitudes and the effectiveness of marketing campaigns.

21 February 2024

Ongoing project

Understanding cross-protection of viral diseases in horticultural crops – a case study of citrus tristeza virus (BY22002)

This investment is developing a vaccine-like solution to arm the Australian citrus industry with an effective way to combat citrus tristeza virus.

9 November 2023

Ongoing project

Spatially enabling tree crop production practice (AS23000)

This investment seeks to geographically identify and map fundamental industry information such as variety, planting date, management, and productivity of tree orchards.

9 November 2023

Ongoing project

Evaluation of new rootstocks for the Australian citrus industry 2022-2027 (CT22001)

This investment is evaluating the performance of new rootstocks for the Australian citrus industry, with a focus on improving the yield and quality of both fresh and processing fruit, boosting tree health by improving tolerance to stresses, and looking at the modification of tree architecture.

3 July 2023

Ongoing project

Evaluation of new citrus varieties 2022-2027 (CT22000)

This investment independently assesses new citrus varieties under local Australian conditions to provide objective performance data.

3 July 2023

Ongoing project

Improving Australia’s ability to respond to graft transmissible citrus diseases (CT21005)

This investment is working to arm the citrus industry with appropriate tools and knowledge to protect Australian citrus from diseases that threaten industry sustainability.

3 July 2023

Ongoing project

Generation of data for pesticide permit applications in horticulture 2022 (ST22001, ST22003 and ST22004)

These multi-industry projects are generating the data needed to support a range of existing minor use permits across various horticulture crops to ensure growers have continued access to safe and effective chemicals for managing pests, weeds, and diseases.

29 November 2022