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R&D projects

Discover citrus levy investments into Citrus Fund R&D initiatives

The citrus levy has been invested into following Hort Innovation Citrus Fund R&D initiatives, together with Australian Government contributions.

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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

Completed project

International eLearning retail program (MT22501)

This project delivered an engaging and informative online course that educates retail employees from key export countries about Australian produce.

4 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

Completed project

Chemical residue report to support Australia’s Country Recognition Arrangement (CRA) with Indonesia (MT23000) (MT23002)

This project provided a report of national residue testing data to the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) for their utilisation in renewal of Australia’s Country Recognition Arrangement (CRA) with Indonesia.

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