The Australia-China Research Centre for Crop Improvement aims to promote strategic collaborative research in crop science among leading Australian and Chinese Institutes.

AUSTRALIA-CHINA RESEARCH CENTRE FOR CROP IMPROVEMENTAustralia-China Research Centre for Crop Improvement

Research

Current Research activities include:Image 5

  • Group mission for enhancing ACRCCI research capability
  • Regulation of development and yield formation by sugar metabolism, and signalling
  • Manipulating nutrient partitioning for high productivity in grain legumes
  • Improving heat tolerance of plant reproductive organs
  • Plant energy metabolism
  • Transfer cell biology and biofuel production
  • Water and ion transport
  • drought, heat , cold and salt stress tolerance

Research of ACRCCI members are supported by ARC, GRDC, DIISRTE, NSFC; 973 and 863 programs - see individual members' websites for details.