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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

2018-03-09T15:46:22+00:009 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+00:0015 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+00:0022 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+00:0023 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+00:002 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+00:0016 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+00:0025 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 [...]