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

2019-05-27T11:48:42+09:3027 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+09:3010 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 [...]

Make your friends green with envy, apply for an APPF postgrad internship grant!

2019-03-26T08:53:14+09:3025 March 2019|

The next round of Postgraduate Internship Awards at the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility (APPF) are open Applications close – 18 April 2019  (special extension from 31 March) This is an [...]

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

2019-02-25T16:33:30+09:3025 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+09:306 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 [...]

Novel salt-tolerant genetic loci detected in glasshouse show increased wheat grain yield in the Australian environment

2018-10-25T16:34:40+09:3025 October 2018|

A team of scientists, including the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility's Dr Bettina Berger, have identified a number of novel beneficial genetic loci (so-called quantitative trait loci or QTL) that associated [...]

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 [...]

APPF postgrad internship grants – enough to make your friends green with envy. Apply now!

2018-09-05T14:59:58+09:305 September 2018|

There next round of Postgraduate Internship Awards at the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility (APPF) have been announced! Applications close – 30 November, 2018 This is an exciting opportunity to be [...]

Shared knowledge helps accelerate research results for global benefit in C4 rice project

2018-08-30T17:24:35+09:3030 August 2018|

High-throughput 'Setraia virids' mutant populations at IRRI - (Image source: C4 Rice Centre IRRI)   Setaria viridis successfully screened for mutants with altered CO2 compensation points using high-throughput [...]

APPF to receive $2.6 million research infrastructure investment

2018-05-16T16:43:17+09:3016 May 2018|

The Australian Plant Phenomics Facility (APPF) will benefit from a $2.6 million research infrastructure investment announced by Minister for Education and Training, Simon Birmingham, and Minister for Jobs and Innovation, [...]

Summer School on Image Analysis for Plant Phenotyping at Wageningen Uni, Netherlands

2018-04-18T15:24:39+09:3018 April 2018|

Are you looking for a complete overview of image analysis techniques for automatic plant phenotyping? The course will provide a mixture of underlying theory and practical hands-on training. During the [...]

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

2018-02-22T16:00:46+09:3015 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 [...]

Breeders and researchers unite to accelerate variety advances

2017-12-07T11:55:17+09:302 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. [...]

Don’t potter around… our postgrad internship grants close soon!

2018-05-02T13:20:38+09:3026 October 2017|

There are 5 short weeks until the next round of Postgraduate Internship Awards at the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility (APPF) will close – 30 November, 2017. Internships are offered at [...]