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 [...]

Exciting internship opportunity closing soon – apply now!

2017-12-13T13:07:53+00:00 9 March 2017|

The Australian Plant Phenomics Facility (APPF) is looking for enthusiastic, highly motivated postgraduate students with a real interest in our research and technology to join our team as interns. Current [...]

A better way to tackle environmental variation in your greenhouse research

2017-12-13T13:10:37+00:00 7 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Combining field performance with controlled environment plant imaging to identify the genetic control of growth and transpiration underlying yield response to water-deficit stress in wheat

2015-08-10T14:22:10+00:00 10 August 2015|

Boris Parent, Fahimeh Shahinnia, Lance Maphosa, Bettina Berger, Huwaida Rabie, Ken Chalmers, Alex Kovalchuk, Peter Langridge and Delphine Fleury (2015). Journal of ExperimentalBotany. doi:10.1093/jxb/erv320 Abstract: Crop yield in low-rainfall environments [...]