APPF to receive $2.6 million research infrastructure investment

2018-05-16T16:43:17+00:00 16 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, [...]

Summer School on Image Analysis for Plant Phenotyping at Wageningen Uni, Netherlands

2018-04-18T15:24:39+00:00 18 April 2018|

Are you looking for a complete overview of image analysis techniques for automatic plant phenotyping? The course will provide a mixture of underlying theory and practical hands-on training. During the [...]

Invitation to attend: “Food for the future demands radical agriculture: the C4 rice challenge”

2018-04-16T14:44:40+00:00 16 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 [...]

Join us for a presentation by Dr April Agee Carroll, AeroFarms®

2018-02-22T16:00:46+00:00 15 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 [...]

Designing a field trial with the big picture in mind

2018-01-25T15:14:29+00:00 25 January 2018|

How many plants? How many replicates? Fully randomised, randomised blocks or Latin square? These are standard and time-honoured questions when designing a field trial or greenhouse experiment according to the Australian Plant [...]

Join us! We are seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow in Hyperspectral Imaging

2018-01-22T15:19:39+00:00 22 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 [...]

Biotype of Australia’s Russian wheat aphid populations now known

2017-11-24T10:59:51+00:00 24 November 2017|

Australian scientists have confirmed that the Russian Wheat Aphid (RWA) now established throughout parts of the nation’s south-eastern cropping regions is a single biotype. This new knowledge, achieved through research [...]

Breeders and researchers unite to accelerate variety advances

2017-12-07T11:55:17+00:00 2 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. [...]

Don’t potter around… our postgrad internship grants close soon!

2018-05-02T13:20:38+00:00 26 October 2017|

There are 5 short weeks until the next round of Postgraduate Internship Awards at the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility (APPF) will close – 30 November, 2017. Internships are offered at [...]

The hunt for high salt tolerant barley crops gets closer

2018-05-02T13:26:02+00:00 17 October 2017|

Soil salinity severely impacts crop growth and yield. Within minutes of exposure to salt, cell expansion, leaf expansion, photosynthesis, transpiration and tillering are reduced. When salts accumulate to toxic concentrations [...]

Bumper funding to enhance national infrastructure and grains research

2017-12-07T11:34:12+00:00 17 October 2017|

Dean of the Waite Mike Keller, GRDC Managing Director Steve Jefferies, and GRDC Chairman John Woods in a greenhouse with DroughtSpotter system at the APPF’s Adelaide node. National [...]