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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Breeders and researchers unite to accelerate variety advances

2017-12-07T11:55:17+00:00 2 November 2017|

Wheat variety development has been given an important boost through a new research hub that pairs three universities with three breeding companies to advance and potentially speed-up new trait discoveries. [...]

Collaborating for the common good: CIMMYT and CSIRO meet to capitalise on strengths

2017-12-07T11:32:12+00:00 16 August 2017|

Plant scientists around the world share a common goal:  understanding plants to improve their tolerance of environmental stresses, resist disease and ultimately, increase yield. Global collaborations that share knowledge and [...]

Turbo charging crops to feed the billions: An interview with Prof Bob Furbank

2017-12-13T10:44:56+00:00 25 May 2017|

The former Director of the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility's Canberra node at CSIRO, Professor Bob Furbank, has given an excellent interview on ABC Radio, discussing plant research and the global [...]

An exciting offer of help for significant plant science research projects

2018-05-02T14:22:24+00:00 10 May 2017|

Do you have an exceptional plant science research project destined to deliver high impact outcomes for Australian agriculture? Do you need access to plant phenotyping capabilities? The Phenomics Infrastructure for [...]

Sweet as Raspberry Pi: TERN’s new sensor technology for easier, cheaper ecosystem surveillance

2018-05-04T15:33:08+00:00 6 April 2017|

Perched 30m above the Daintree Rainforest, Australia’s latest piece of high-tech environmental surveillance kit is keeping watch. 24 hours a day TERN’s new camera, the Sentinal Phenocam, feeds time-lapse images [...]