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 [...]

Shared knowledge helps accelerate research results for global benefit in C4 rice project

2018-08-30T17:24:35+00:0030 August 2018|

High-throughput 'Setraia virids' mutant populations at IRRI - (Image source: C4 Rice Centre IRRI)   Setaria viridis successfully screened for mutants with altered CO2 compensation points using high-throughput [...]

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, [...]

Small group scoops international effort to sequence huge wheat genome

2017-12-13T13:15:05+00:002 November 2017|

The wheat genome is finally complete. A giant international consortium of academics and companies has been trying to finish the challenging DNA sequence for more than a decade, but in [...]

The hunt for high salt tolerant barley crops gets closer

2018-05-02T13:26:02+00:0017 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 [...]

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

2018-05-02T13:39:10+00:0016 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+00:004 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 [...]

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

2018-05-02T13:47:54+00:0019 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

2018-05-02T14:03:09+00:0026 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

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 [...]