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Corporate entry Commonwealth Research Station, Murray Irrigation Area - CSIRO (1927 - 1962)

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

From
1927
Marbein, Victoria, Australia
To
30 November 1962
Functions
Agricultural industry, Industrial or scientific research and Plant science
Reference No
CA 7740
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Location
Marbein, Victoria

Summary

The Commonwealth Research Station in Merbein, in the north-west of Victoria, was established in 1927, when the previously existing research facilities came under the control of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). In 1962, the Station was renamed the Horticultural Research Station.

Timeline

 1927 - 1962 Commonwealth Research Station, Murray Irrigation Area - CSIRO
       1962 - 1967 CSIRO Horticultural Research Section
             1967 - 1988 CSIRO Division of Horticultural Research
                   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

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

Online Resources

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