International consortia tackle the global challenge to increase wheat yields at the APPF

2017-12-07T11:55:16+00:00 16 August 2017|

Two international consortia of scientists from the United States, Great Britain, Mexico and Australia are currently carrying out research projects of global importance at the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility’s (APPF) [...]

Growing rice faster – uncovering the triggers behind early canopy closure

2017-10-26T14:06:54+00:00 4 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 [...]

Decadal Plan for Australian Agricultural Sciences 2017-2026 released

2017-12-07T11:32:12+00:00 21 June 2017|

Grow. Make. Prosper. The Decadal Plan for Australian Agricultural Sciences was published in June 2017 and presents the strategic vision for Australian Agricultural Sciences in the next decade. The plan [...]

This is your chance! An invaluable opportunity to access phenotyping capabilities to further your plant science research

2017-12-07T11:55:16+00:00 19 June 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 [...]

Supporting the agricultural industry through R&D to deliver successful new products to market

2017-12-07T12:02:59+00:00 26 May 2017|

Developing and bringing new agricultural products to market can be costly and time consuming for industry. Nufarm Limited recently sought the technology and expertise of the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility [...]

An exciting offer of help for significant plant science research projects

2017-12-13T11:01:42+00:00 10 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 [...]

Major investment in plant root phenotyping to answer key questions

2017-12-13T13:54:50+00:00 25 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 [...]

Drip-fed success

2017-12-07T12:00:19+00:00 21 December 2016|

The Australian Plant Phenomics Facility (APPF) is pleased to announce the new DroughtSpotter precision irrigation platform has been fully tested and commissioned, and is now ready to support your plant [...]

Life is better with a “fun-gi”

2017-12-07T12:00:49+00:00 16 November 2016|

Fungi colonise the roots of all cereal crops in a mutually beneficial association where the plant benefits from greater stress tolerance through improved water and mineral intake in exchange for [...]