Phenome 2020 | Tuscon, United States

2019-07-18T15:12:28+10:3024 February 2020|

Save the date! The 4th annual Phenome conference (Phenome2020) will be held February 24-27, 2020 in Tucson, Arizona, USA at the Tucson Convention Center. FOCUS: Phenome 2020 will focus on [...]

How phenomics can help accelerate the discovery of drought and heat tolerant traits in Australian Canola

2019-08-20T15:55:37+10:3020 August 2019|

  Canola (Oilseed Brassica napus) is ranked second amongst the major oilseeds behind soy, which dominates global production. It is an important crop in most grain growing regions of Australia, [...]

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

2019-05-27T11:48:42+10:3027 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 [...]

‘Taking 5’ with past Postgraduate Internship Award (PIA) recipient – Yoav Yichie

2019-04-10T15:05:04+10:3010 April 2019|

Can you share with us in the simplest terms what your research is about? The aim of my research is to explore some of the great genetic diversity of the [...]

Plant phenotyping with Uncle Sam – Brooke Bruning’s trip to the USA

2019-02-25T16:33:30+10:3025 February 2019|

APPF and University of Adelaide PhD student, Brooke Bruning, shares experiences from her recent trip to Phenome 2019 and Purdue University, USA. Phenome Conference 2019  |  6 - 9 February [...]

Phenome 2019 | Arizona, USA

2018-10-22T15:20:50+10:306 February 2019|

  The 3rd annual  Phenome 2019 conference represents a multidisciplinary community comprising plant biologists, ecologists, engineers, agronomists, computational scientists, and  representatives from U.S. federal agencies who come together in a rich [...]

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

2018-08-15T09:05:51+10:3024 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 [...]

Join us for a presentation by Dr April Agee Carroll, AeroFarms®

2018-02-22T16:00:46+10:3015 February 2018|

  The Australian Plant Phenomics Facility (APPF) is pleased to be hosting Dr April Agee Carroll from AeroFarms®, one of the leading vertical agriculture companies in the US. Previously Director [...]

Join us! We are seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow in Hyperspectral Imaging

2018-01-22T15:19:39+10:3022 January 2018|

Applications close 18 February, 2018 Do you have a background in hyperspectral imaging? Would you like to work with a team who truly love what they do? We are offering [...]

An exciting offer of help for significant plant science research projects

2018-05-02T14:22:24+10:3010 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 [...]

Exciting internship opportunity closing soon – apply now!

2017-12-13T13:07:53+10:309 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

2018-05-04T15:53:23+10:307 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 [...]

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 [...]