Prof. Priti Krishna

Prof. Priti Krishna Blueberry optimisation P2-009ActiveOptimising blueberry fruit nutritional quality using controlled spectra and mild stress treatment via polytunnel innovationThis PhD project will use phenomic, agronomic, physiological and biochemical approaches to assess as well as develop interventions for maximising plant resilience and fruit quality of blueberry under protected cropping.
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Food in the Capital: helping to reposition Canberra as a sustainable agrifood hub

Discussion at RDA’s Food in the Capital event centred on what’s needed to reposition Canberra and the surrounding region as a sustainable, economically viable agrifood hub.

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Food in the Capital recap

The focus of the Food in the Capital conference, held over two days in October 2020 and May 2021, was on the critical role food production, consumption and new technology will play in helping Canberra to become a fully sustainable city.

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Future Food Systems eNews issue # 12 – March 2021

From the CEO As anticipated, 2021 is presenting a range of stimulus opportunities for firms in food and related technology sectors. A new Department of Industry Commercialisation Fund has been established to support small manufacturers and their research partners – potentially one of the CRC’s universities – in delivering discrete […]

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Future Food Systems eNews issue # 13 – April 2021

From the CEO On April 7, the NSW Government, the Namoi Joint Organisation of Councils (JO) and the CRC announced that the Namoi region would become the state’s fourth Regional Jobs Precinct. The CRC has been working with the JO for the past six months to develop a super-cluster initiative […]

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Future Food Systems eNews issue # 7 – October 2020

From the CEO It’s been a productive month as the team works with industry and research partners to complete a raft of new project agreements before the end of the year. New projects in the works include three with Western Australian partners, a Greenbio/QUT vertical farming initiative, and a major […]

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Future Food Systems eNews issue # 6 – September 2020

From the CEO This month, the CRC has taken its food-industry cluster and value-chain transformation activities to a new level, with major projects in discussion in both Peel, Western Australia, and the Namoi region of New South Wales. These projects will align closely with local, state and Commonwealth Government programs […]

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Future Food Systems eNews issue # 4 – July 2020

From the CEO COVID-19 is highlighting the need for greater security and efficiency in food supply chains. Nutrition, provenance and safety are at premium. Rising demand in segments such as alternative proteins and trusted fresh food is creating new opportunities for partners. At the same time, the Commonwealth’s Regional Deal […]

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