Centre for Crop and Disease Management
The Centre for Crop and Disease Management (CCDM) conducts high-impact research that makes a real difference to the Australian grains industry.
CCDM is a major long-term commitment by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) and Curtin University to grains research in Australia over the next five years.The CCDM recognises Curtin's commitment to the Grains National Research, Development and ExtensionStrategy focusing Curtin's education and research resources into the areas where Curtin has been identified as having a national major role.
The objectives of the CCDM are:
- To be a national centre for crop and disease management as part of the Grains National R, D & E Strategy.
- To promote an efficient and effective investment in research and development that will deliver benefits to the Australian grains industry.
- To improve long-term research capacity that is focused on delivering benefits to the Australian grains industry.
- To improve, through education, a skilled workforce that meets the needs of the current and future Australian grains industry.