PURPOSE OF THE TRIP
• To visit Aichi Prefectural Agricultural Institute, Japan to compare rice production
• To present papers at the 9th International Conference on Near-Infrared Spectroscopy.
• To visit McMaster University, Ontario Canada and the National Small Grains Germplasm
Facility, in Aberdeen Idaho to learn methods being used to identify nutrient efficient
genotypes of rice, corn and barley.
• To gather germplasm for the Australian Rice Industry