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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.

(Images shown here courtesy of the South Australian Tourism Commission)

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APPF to feature in ABC Catalyst’s “Feeding Australia”

17 August 2018|

Earlier this year the team from ABC Catalyst visited the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility (APPF) at the University of Adelaide's Waite Campus to film segments for an upcoming program on innovative food and agriculture to [...]

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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.

Key relationships

The APPF has key relationships with industry and research, in Australia and internationally.

Industry

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.

Research

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