Breeders and researchers unite to accelerate variety advances

2017-12-07T11:55:17+09:302 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+09:3016 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+09:3025 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+09:3010 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+09:306 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 [...]

New APPF website – have your say!

2018-05-04T15:41:50+09:303 April 2017|

When it comes to plant science, we know our stuff, but we want to make sure we are sharing it the best way possible. The Australian Plant Phenomics Facility is [...]

It’s a date! 5th International Plant Phenotyping Symposium, 2-5 October 2018

2018-05-04T16:20:56+09:3015 February 2017|

The Australian Plant Phenomics Facility is thrilled to announce the dates for the 5th International Plant Phenotyping Symposium (IPPS) will be 2-5 October 2018! We look forward to welcoming the [...]

2017 Calendar of Global Plant Science Events

2017-12-13T13:41:33+09:303 February 2017|

A Calendar of Global Plant Science Events for 2017 and beyond has now been established on the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility's website. Quickly find out what is happening each month [...]