Plant phenomics community
From the latest news on our blog, to our global calendar of unmissable plant science events and our network linkages, there are many ways to keep in touch, access resources or experts, and exchange ideas with others working in plant science and agriculture.
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Throughout our website, and particularly our Community page, the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility aims to bring together fellow plant scientists to enable connections, knowledge and idea sharing, provide pointers on tools and experts, and share links and networks that may be of use. Here we aim to:
- foster the development of a coordinated plant phenotyping community that makes best use of existing resources,
- develop/access new technologies and support platforms for data exchange and reusability,
- provide a platform to connect the expertise of diverse groups from platform operators, user groups, technology developers, and policy makers,
- engage and inform diverse stakeholders,
- promote and facilitate educational activities, e.g. phenomics workshops, conferences, student exchange, extension events, and
- leverage linkages with international plant phenomics networks.
News and events snapshot
Call for abstracts closes soon!
5th International Plant Phenotyping Symposium
2-5 October 2018 | Adelaide, Australia
The 5th International Plant Phenotyping Symposium, titled ‘From plant, to data, to impact’, will be held in Adelaide, South Australia from 2-5 October 2018.
You will find everything you need to know on the symposium website, from how to register and submit abstracts to sponsorship opportunities and early career travel grants. You can also keep an eye on the latest news about the symposium through our news (make sure you have subscribed to the blog), on Twitter (make sure you have followed us), and of course, here on our website!
We look forward to welcoming the international plant science community to South Australia, where you will get the full Australian experience all in one state. From cage diving to fine dining, there’s a wine barrel full of reasons why South Australia was named as one of Lonely Planet’s best regions to visit in 2017! Find out more about this vibrant city before you arrive here.
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The list of APPF Australian plant phenotyping experts contains a list of Australian researchers with expertise and capacity in plant phenomics including their areas of specialisation, technology and interests.
The APPF has key relationships with industry and research, in Australia and internationally.
Our industry relationships include engagement and collaboration with multi-national seed companies, agribusinesses, agrochemical companies, pre-breeders, agricultural SMEs and start-ups, and technology manufacturers and suppliers.
The APPF has an active role in the international research community, sharing valued relationships and/or research partnerships with:
Publicly funded research agencies and centres
- Airborne Research Australia
- Arkansas Center for Plant-Powered Production, USA
- Australian Government Departments of Primary Industries
- Australian phenomics centres
- APPF host institutions (University of Adelaide, CSIRO and Australian National University)
- Australian Society of Plant Scientists
- Australian Research Council (ARC) Centres of Excellence and Industrial Transformation Hubs (including Plant Energy Biology, Plant Cell Walls, Translational Photosynthesis, Robotic Vision, Visual Technologies, Wheat in Hot and Dry Climate (Wheat Hub), Legumes for Sustainable Agriculture (Legume Hub)
- Australian Wine Research Institute (AWRI)
- CGIAR – Africa Rice Center, Bioversity International, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Area (ICARDA), International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid (ICRISAT), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), International Potato Center (CIP), International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), International Water Management Institute (IWMI), World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), WorldFish
- Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, USA
- Ecotron, France
- Fraunhofer IME (Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME), Germany
- The Global Plant Council (GPC)
- Hounsfield Facility – University of Nottingham, UK
- French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA – IBIP, LEPSE), France
- Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK), Germany
- Forschungszentrum Jülich (Jülich Plant Phenomics Centre, JPPC), Germany
- KAUST, Saudi Arabia
- National Plant Phenomics Centre (NPPC), IBERS Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, UK
- NCRIS facilities – (Bioplatforms Australia (BP), Atlas of Living Australia (ALA), Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (TERN), National Computational Infrastructure (NCI), Australian National Data Service (ANDS), Research Data Services (RDS), National eResearch Collaboration Tools and Resources (NeCTAR) and others
- Nebraska-Lincoln State University (Center for Plant Science Innovation), USA
- Purdue University (Institute for Plant Sciences), USA
- South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI)
- Unmanned Research Aircraft Facility (URAF – Drone Hub)
- Waite Research Institute (WRI)
- Waite Research Precinct partners (WRP)
Phenomics networks and initiatives
- European Plant Phenotyping Infrastructure (EMPHASIS, Horizon 2020)
- European Plant Phenotyping Network 2020 (EPPN 2020)
- German Plant Phenotyping Network (Deutschen Pflanzen Phänotypisierungsnetzwerk, DPPN)
- International Plant Phenotyping Network (IPPN)
- Nordic Plant Phenotyping Network (NPPN)
- Phenome (French Plant Phenomic Network, FPPN)
- UK Plant Phenomics Network (UKPPN)
- Latin-American Plant Phenomics Network (LatPPN)
- North American Plant Phenotyping Network (NAPPN)
- Wheat Initiative (WI)
- International Wheat Yield Partnership (IWYP)