Novel salt-tolerant genetic loci detected in glasshouse show increased wheat grain yield in the Australian environment

2018-10-25T16:34:40+00:0025 October 2018|

A team of scientists, including the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility's Dr Bettina Berger, have identified a number of novel beneficial genetic loci (so-called quantitative trait loci or QTL) that associated [...]

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 [...]

APPF to receive $2.6 million research infrastructure investment

2018-05-16T16:43:17+00:0016 May 2018|

The Australian Plant Phenomics Facility (APPF) will benefit from a $2.6 million research infrastructure investment announced by Minister for Education and Training, Simon Birmingham, and Minister for Jobs and Innovation, [...]

An exciting offer of help for significant plant science research projects

2018-05-02T14:22:24+00:0010 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 [...]

Last chance to secure an internship – apps close tomorrow!

2018-05-04T15:43:45+00:0030 March 2017|

This is your chance to investigate your plant science questions with the support of the highly skilled Australian Plant Phenomics Facility (APPF) team and the incredible technology and infrastructure we [...]

Exciting internship opportunity closing soon – apply now!

2017-12-13T13:07:53+00:009 March 2017|

The Australian Plant Phenomics Facility (APPF) is looking for enthusiastic, highly motivated postgraduate students with a real interest in our research and technology to join our team as interns. Current [...]

A better way to tackle environmental variation in your greenhouse research

2018-05-04T15:53:23+00:007 March 2017|

Statistics prove the smart way to deal with variation in your controlled environment greenhouse. Plant phenomics allows the measurement of plant growth with unprecedented precision. As a result, the question [...]

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

2018-05-04T16:20:56+00:0015 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+00:003 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 [...]

Major investment in plant root phenotyping to answer key questions

2017-12-13T13:54:50+00:0025 January 2017|

It all starts in the roots Australian agriculture operates in a largely harsh, resource limited (nutrients, water) environment so the role of plant roots is even more vital to crop [...]