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Novel salt-tolerant genetic loci detected in glasshouse show increased wheat grain yield in the Australian environment

2018-10-25T16:34:40+00:0025 October 2018|

A team of scientists, including the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility's Dr Bettina Berger, have identified a number of novel beneficial genetic loci (so-called quantitative trait loci or QTL) that associated [...]

Job opportunity: Executive Director, Australian Plant Phenomics Facility

2018-09-20T10:57:43+00:0020 September 2018|

An outstanding opportunity exists for an exceptional leader and communicator with an entrepreneurial vision to lead the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility (APPF) and drive the development and implementation of the [...]

Demtec 1016 Smart Potting Machine for sale (Adelaide, SA)

2018-09-13T11:15:02+00:0013 September 2018|

The Australian Plant Phenomics Facility's Adelaide node is offering a second-hand Demtec 1016 Smart Potting Machine for sale. Specifications: Clockwise or anti-clockwise rotation version potting ring (16 station) Variable speed [...]

APPF postgrad internship grants – enough to make your friends green with envy. Apply now!

2018-09-05T14:59:58+00:005 September 2018|

There next round of Postgraduate Internship Awards at the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility (APPF) have been announced! Applications close – 30 November, 2018 This is an exciting opportunity to be [...]

Shared knowledge helps accelerate research results for global benefit in C4 rice project

2018-08-30T17:24:35+00:0030 August 2018|

High-throughput 'Setraia virids' mutant populations at IRRI - (Image source: C4 Rice Centre IRRI)   Setaria viridis successfully screened for mutants with altered CO2 compensation points using high-throughput [...]

Pilot projects wanted for first-of-its-kind combined drought/heat phenotyping platform

2018-08-23T15:37:15+00:0023 August 2018|

  A call for pilot projects using a first-of-its-kind research capability at the APPF to accelerate combined stress research discovery Capability offers unprecedented ability to apply drought and heat stress [...]

On the path of most resistance – hunting combined stress tolerant crops

2018-08-15T09:05:51+00:0024 July 2018|

Arun Shanker and Robert Coe at the HRPPC, the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility's CSIRO hosted node An international collaboration tackling a shared challenge – the search for combined [...]

APPF to receive $2.6 million research infrastructure investment

2018-05-16T16:43:17+00:0016 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+00:001 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+00:0018 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+00:0016 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 [...]