Centre for Plant Genetics and Breeding


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Our activities are focused on research into improving knowledge of and uses for legumes and other crops, to that end we regularly publish our research results, including those from the work of our partner organisations. 

Research Partners

As well as a number of Australian institutions, we share research activities with numerous international organisations and universities, giving us access to an excellent range of expertise and knowledge. 

Research Partners

Research / PhD Opportunities

There are opportunities for graduates with a strong breeding and genetics background to directly undertake a PhD in Plants, Genetics and Breeding.


Research Project Examples 

With a particular focus on genetic analysis, the Centre has begun and planned many projects that will provide new ways of harnessing the potential of various legumes in Australian conditions.

Grain Legume Project       


In conducting our research on legumes, we utilise a range of advanced equipment and facilities.