Major investment in plant root phenotyping to answer key questions

2017-12-13T13:54:50+00:0025 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+00:005 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

2018-05-02T16:01:33+00:005 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 [...]

Drip-fed success

2017-12-07T12:00:19+00:0021 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+00:0016 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 [...]