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“Ready-Set-Grow” Pollinations and fertilization Activate genes for nutrient delivery for fruit set

“Ready-Set-Grow” Pollinations and fertilization Activate genes for nutrient delivery for fruit set

Monday, 20 May 2019

Flower plants rely on pollination and fertilization to set seed and fruit, key products of most crops. It remains mysterious as how the molecular machinery is switched on upon pollination to deliver a massive amount of nutrients required for the impending seed and fruit formation. To address this qu


How do seeds sense warm weather?

How do seeds sense warm weather?

Wednesday, 1 May 2019

Through international collaboration with partner groups of ACRCCI, Zhejinag University and Chinese Academy of Sciences, Professor Yong-Ling Ruan and colleagues have identified a mitochondrial heat shock protein that activates seed germination via thermal sensing.


Professor Yong-Ling Ruan honored to attend Science Meets Parliament

Professor Yong-Ling Ruan honored to attend Science Meets Parliament

Thursday, 3 March 2016

Professor Yong-Ling Ruan, the Director of Australia China Research Centre for Crop Improvement (ACRCCI), was honored to be invited by the Australian Society of Plant Scientists to attend the Science Meets Parliament (SMP) on the 1st and 2nd of March, 2016 in Canberra.


Federal Government choose UON research for case-study

Federal Government choose UON research for case-study

Friday, 12 September 2014

A group mission that includes an Australian-first cross-collaborative conference has been hailed as such a success that it’s being used by the Federal Government as a case-study for future international linkage schemes.


Federal Government funded group mission success

Federal Government funded group mission success

Wednesday, 1 May 2013

The Australian-China Research Centre for Crop Improvement (ACRCCI) has successfully undertaken the DIISRTE-funded Group Mission project entitled "€œCollaboration to Strengthen the Research Capabilities of ACRCCI".


Future of agriculture looks sweet

Future of agriculture looks sweet

Thursday, 8 May 2014

Sugar may be the key to future food security and economic prosperity according to University of Newcastle Associate Professor Yong-Ling Ruan.


Important funding secured

Important funding secured

Thursday, 10 June 2010

ACRCCI has won Group Mission funding from the Federal Government Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (DIISRTE) in June 2012.