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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

New discovery to accelerate development of salt-tolerant grapevines

2017-12-13T12:43:53+09:3023 November 2017|

A recent discovery by Australian scientists is likely to improve the sustainability of the Australian wine sector and significantly accelerate the breeding of more robust salt-tolerant grapevines. With funding from [...]

Small group scoops international effort to sequence huge wheat genome

2017-12-13T13:15:05+09:302 November 2017|

The wheat genome is finally complete. A giant international consortium of academics and companies has been trying to finish the challenging DNA sequence for more than a decade, but in [...]

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 [...]

The hunt for high salt tolerant barley crops gets closer

2018-05-02T13:26:02+09:3017 October 2017|

Soil salinity severely impacts crop growth and yield. Within minutes of exposure to salt, cell expansion, leaf expansion, photosynthesis, transpiration and tillering are reduced. When salts accumulate to toxic concentrations [...]