Hort Innovation: Request for Proposal – Development of molecular markers for Fusarium wilt resistance in bananas (BA17006)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Development of molecular markers for Fusarium wilt resistance in bananas (BA17006).

The objective of the services being sought is to expedite the screening process for identifying Fusarium wilt resistant lines in banana.

Specifically, the aims of this project are to:

  • Develop a range of molecular markers associated with Fusarium resistance, including the tropical race 4 (TR4) and subtropical race 4 (STR4) strains, that will assist in the identification and selection of resistant genotypes in breeding and selection programs for Australian banana growers
  • Gain an increased understanding of the genetics behind these putative Fusarium resistance genes to assist in understanding the disease process.

Tender No. & Further Information

Hort Innovation has prepared a Request for Proposal (RFP) document that provides background information, outlines the scope of services, the procurement process and the information required from interested parties. The RFP may be downloaded from:

  • – tender #1003461 (you will need to be a member of to access this information)

Closing Date & Time

  • 28 May 2018

Need Help with a Submission?

  • Please contact Valerie Morris, Business Partnership Manager (Health & Sciences) for assistance.

Further Information

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