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Corporate entry CSIRO Division of Tropical Crops and Pastures (1976 - c. 1995)

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

From
1976
St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
To
c. 1995
Functions
Industrial or scientific research, Plant science and Agricultural industry
Reference No
CA 1009
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Location
St Lucia, Queensland

Summary

The Division of Tropical Crops and Pastures was preceded by the Division of Tropical Agronomy. The Division conducted research into crops and pastures in both tropical and subtropical climates. During the mid-1990s it changed its name to the Division of Tropical Agriculture.

Timeline

 1927 - 1962 Commonwealth Research Station, Murray Irrigation Area - CSIRO
       1962 - 1967 CSIRO Horticultural Research Section
             1967 - 1988 CSIRO Division of Horticultural Research
                   1927 - 1929 CSIR Division of Economic Botany
                   1988 - 1997 CSIRO Division of Horticulture
                         1929 - CSIRO Division of Plant Industry
                               1959 - 1973 CSIRO Division of Tropical Pastures
                                     1973 - 1976 CSIRO Division of Tropical Agronomy
                                           1976 - c. 1995 CSIRO Division of Tropical Crops and Pastures
                                                 1996 - 2000 CSIRO Division of Tropical Agriculture
                                                       2000 - CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems
                                                       2000 - CSIRO Livestock Industries

Related People

Published resources

Books

  • Historical Directory of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research and Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, 1926-1976, CSIRO, Canberra, 1978, 101 pp. Details
  • Eyles, A. G. and Cameron, D. G., Pasture Research in Northern Australia - its History, Achievements and Future Emphasis, J. B. Hacker, CSIRO Division of Tropical Crops and Pastures, St Lucia, 1985, 230 pp. Details

Reports

  • Basinski, J. J.; Wood, I. M.; Hacker, J. B., The Northern Challenge: a History of CSIRO Crop Research in Northern Australia, CSIRO Division of Tropical Crops and Pastures, Brisbane, 1985. Details

Online Resources

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