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APPF to receive $2.6 million research infrastructure investment

2018-05-16T16:43:17+00:00 16 May 2018|

The Australian Plant Phenomics Facility (APPF) will benefit from a $2.6 million research infrastructure investment announced by Minister for Education and Training, Simon Birmingham, and Minister for Jobs and Innovation, [...]

Course: Statistical analysis for new phenotyping techniques | Wageningen Uni, Netherlands

2018-05-02T08:14:42+00:00 1 May 2018|

New phenotyping techniques are revolutionising the field of plant sciences in general and plant breeding in particular. How can phenotyping data from platforms and high throughput devices be analysed and [...]

Summer School on Image Analysis for Plant Phenotyping at Wageningen Uni, Netherlands

2018-04-18T15:24:39+00:00 18 April 2018|

Are you looking for a complete overview of image analysis techniques for automatic plant phenotyping? The course will provide a mixture of underlying theory and practical hands-on training. During the [...]

Invitation to attend: “Food for the future demands radical agriculture: the C4 rice challenge”

2018-04-16T14:44:40+00:00 16 April 2018|

Speaker:  Professor Jane Langdale, University of Oxford Date:  26 April 2018, 4:30 pm followed by a networking event Location:  Discovery Centre, North Road, CSIRO Black Mountain, Canberra ACT Contact:  Gonzalo.Estavillo@csiro.au [...]

L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Australian & New Zealand Fellowship applications close soon!

2018-03-09T15:46:22+00:00 9 March 2018|

Applications for the 2018 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Australian & New Zealand Fellowships are now open. The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science initiative began in 1998 and since that [...]

Join us for a presentation by Dr April Agee Carroll, AeroFarms®

2018-02-22T16:00:46+00:00 15 February 2018|

  The Australian Plant Phenomics Facility (APPF) is pleased to be hosting Dr April Agee Carroll from AeroFarms®, one of the leading vertical agriculture companies in the US. Previously Director [...]

Designing a field trial with the big picture in mind

2018-01-25T15:14:29+00:00 25 January 2018|

How many plants? How many replicates? Fully randomised, randomised blocks or Latin square? These are standard and time-honoured questions when designing a field trial or greenhouse experiment according to the Australian Plant [...]

Join us! We are seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow in Hyperspectral Imaging

2018-01-22T15:19:39+00:00 22 January 2018|

Applications close 18 February, 2018 Do you have a background in hyperspectral imaging? Would you like to work with a team who truly love what they do? We are offering [...]

Biotype of Australia’s Russian wheat aphid populations now known

2017-11-24T10:59:51+00:00 24 November 2017|

Australian scientists have confirmed that the Russian Wheat Aphid (RWA) now established throughout parts of the nation’s south-eastern cropping regions is a single biotype. This new knowledge, achieved through research [...]

New discovery to accelerate development of salt-tolerant grapevines

2017-12-13T12:43:53+00:00 23 November 2017|

A recent discovery by Australian scientists is likely to improve the sustainability of the Australian wine sector and significantly accelerate the breeding of more robust salt-tolerant grapevines. With funding from [...]