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Corporate entry CSIRO Wheat Research Unit (c. 1947 - 1992)

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

c. 1947
North Ryde, New South Wales, Australia
Industrial or scientific research and Plant science
Reference No
CA 8581
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
North Ryde, New South Wales


The Wheat Research Unit began as part of the Bread Research Institute of Australia. In 1958 it was transferred to the CSIRO. The Bread Research Institute continued to supervise the Unit, until 1988, when it was incorporated into the Division of Plant Industry. The Wheat Research Unit was followed by the Grain Quality Research Laboratory, in 1992.

Published resources


  • 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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