Wild barley reveals drought tolerant traits that could improve elite cultivars

2019-04-30T16:33:24+10:3030 April 2019|

A team of scientists from the University of Adelaide, Australian Plant Phenomics Facility and Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg have identified beneficial alleles from wild barley that can be used for [...]

APPF to receive $2.6 million research infrastructure investment

2018-05-16T16:43:17+10:3016 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, [...]

Growing rice faster – uncovering the triggers behind early canopy closure

2017-10-26T14:06:54+10:304 July 2017|

By combining high-resolution image-based phenotyping with functional mapping and genome prediction, a new study has provided insights into the complex genetic architecture and molecular mechanisms underlying early shoot growth dynamics [...]

A better way to tackle environmental variation in your greenhouse research

2018-05-04T15:53:23+10:307 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 [...]