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Corporate entry CSIRO Division of Plant Industry (1929 - )

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

From
1929
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Functions
Industrial or scientific research and Plant science
Website
http://www.pi.csiro.au
Reference No
CA 4464
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Location
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

Summary

The Division of Plant Industry took the place of the Division of Economic Botany in 1929. Although sections of the Division have broken away to form new Divisions, the Division of Plant Industry continued to operate at the start of the 21st century.

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

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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

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Online Resources

See also

  • Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_c.html. Details
  • Brockwell, John, Sprent, Janet I. and Day, David A., 'Fraser John Bergersen AM FAA. 26 May 1929 - 3 October 2011', Biographical Memoirs of Fellows: Royal Society of London, vol. 59, 2013, pp. 33-58. Details
  • Brockwell, John, Sprent, Janet I. and Day, David A., 'Fraser John Bergersen 1929-2011', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 24, 2013, pp. 53-79. Details
  • Denton, Derek, 'Kenneth Baillieu Myer 1921-1992', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 18, no. 1, 2007, pp. 97-111. Details
  • Foley, Paul, 'Duboisia myoporoides: the Medical Career of a Native Australian Plant', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 17, no. 1, 2006, pp. 31-69. Details

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