Interdrought 2020 | Mexico City, Mexico

2019-09-05T10:35:12+09:309 March 2020|

  Droughts affect crop production across the world. A central challenge for researchers and policymakers is to devise technologies that lend greater resilience to agricultural production under this particular environmental [...]

Exciting new technology for CT scanning of wheat grains for stress tolerance to arrive at APPF in late 2020

2020-02-26T18:04:23+10:3026 February 2020|

Scientists have developed a computed tomography (CT) scanning method for screening large samples of wheat for drought and heat tolerance. They believe the new system will allow more accurate and [...]

Pilot Project Invitation – FieldExplorer Field Phenotyping Platform

2020-02-26T18:04:05+10:3024 February 2020|

An Invitation to Australian Plant Scientists The APPF invites expressions of interest from plant scientists wishing to undertake pilot projects using the new field phenotyping system during the 2020 growing [...]

Cameras can see beyond a plant’s surface for trait ID

2019-10-15T14:19:04+10:3015 October 2019|

Brooke Bruning at the hyperspectral plant imaging station located at the end of a conveyer belt that moves potted wheat plants through The Plant Accelerator®, Australian Plant Phenomics Facility. [...]

Variable water cycles have a greater impact on wheat growth and soil nitrogen response than constant watering

2019-05-27T11:48:42+09:3027 May 2019|

  A study featuring research by Adelaide-Nottingham PhD student Olivia Cousins, has found cycling water availability from wet to dry reduced plant growth in wheat more than maintaining a constant [...]

Pilot projects wanted for first-of-its-kind combined drought/heat phenotyping platform

2018-08-23T15:37:15+09:3023 August 2018|

  A call for pilot projects using a first-of-its-kind research capability at the APPF to accelerate combined stress research discovery Capability offers unprecedented ability to apply drought and heat stress [...]

On the path of most resistance – hunting combined stress tolerant crops

2018-08-15T09:05:51+09:3024 July 2018|

Arun Shanker and Robert Coe at the HRPPC, the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility's CSIRO hosted node An international collaboration tackling a shared challenge – the search for combined [...]

An exciting offer of help for significant plant science research projects

2018-05-02T14:22:24+09:3010 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+09:3030 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 [...]

A better way to tackle environmental variation in your greenhouse research

2018-05-04T15:53:23+09:307 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 [...]

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

2018-05-04T16:20:56+09:3015 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+10:303 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+10:3025 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 [...]

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