APBC2020 – Towards 2050

2020-01-24T07:35:06+10:3021 June 2020|

The 16th Australasian Plant Breeding Conference (APBC) will be held at QT Hotel, 7 Staghorn Ave, Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia will bring together breeders and allied scientists across all crops [...]

Job opportunity: Executive Director, Australian Plant Phenomics Facility

2018-09-20T10:57:43+09:3020 September 2018|

An outstanding opportunity exists for an exceptional leader and communicator with an entrepreneurial vision to lead the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility (APPF) and drive the development and implementation of the [...]

Breeders and researchers unite to accelerate variety advances

2017-12-07T11:55:17+10:302 November 2017|

Wheat variety development has been given an important boost through a new research hub that pairs three universities with three breeding companies to advance and potentially speed-up new trait discoveries. [...]

International consortia tackle the global challenge to increase wheat yields at the APPF

2018-05-02T13:39:10+09:3016 August 2017|

Two international consortia of scientists from the United States, Great Britain, Mexico and Australia are currently carrying out research projects of global importance at the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility’s (APPF) [...]

Growing rice faster – uncovering the triggers behind early canopy closure

2017-10-26T14:06:54+10:304 July 2017|

By combining high-resolution image-based phenotyping with functional mapping and genome prediction, a new study has provided insights into the complex genetic architecture and molecular mechanisms underlying early shoot growth dynamics [...]

This is your chance! An invaluable opportunity to access phenotyping capabilities to further your plant science research

2018-05-02T13:47:54+09:3019 June 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 [...]

Supporting the agricultural industry through R&D to deliver successful new products to market

2018-05-02T14:03:09+09:3026 May 2017|

Developing and bringing new agricultural products to market can be costly and time consuming for industry. Nufarm Limited recently sought the technology and expertise of the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility [...]