Turbo charging crops to feed the billions: An interview with Prof Bob Furbank

2017-12-13T10:44:56+00:00 25 May 2017|

The former Director of the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility's Canberra node at CSIRO, Professor Bob Furbank, has given an excellent interview on ABC Radio, discussing plant research and the global [...]

Sun protection and diversity could be key to more productive rice crops

2017-12-13T13:18:14+00:00 16 February 2017|

With a rapidly growing population, improving the yield of global food staples such as rice has become an urgent focus for plant scientists. In a recent study published on Plant [...]

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 [...]

Adelaide to host 5th International Plant Phenotyping Symposium

2017-12-13T15:39:37+00:00 5 January 2017|

The Australian Plant Phenomics Facility is thrilled to announce the city of Adelaide, South Australia will host the 5th International Plant Phenotyping Symposium in October 2018! The International Plant Phenotyping [...]

Hello, ni hau, hola, guten tag, marhaba, bonjour… knowledge sharing the key to plant science success

2017-12-13T15:50:29+00:00 5 January 2017|

The Australian Plant Phenomics Facility (APPF) is a national facility, available to all plant scientists, offering access to infrastructure that is not available at this scale or breadth in the [...]

What the experts are saying about plant phenotyping and food security

2017-12-13T15:56:58+00:00 5 January 2017|

'It takes a village to raise a child' states the age-old saying, but now it will take a village to feed the child as well - if we're smart. “Agriculture’s [...]