Pilot projects wanted for first-of-its-kind combined drought/heat phenotyping platform

2018-08-23T15:37:15+00:0023 August 2018|

  A call for pilot projects using a first-of-its-kind research capability at the APPF to accelerate combined stress research discovery Capability offers unprecedented ability to apply drought and heat stress [...]

Collaborating for the common good: CIMMYT and CSIRO meet to capitalise on strengths

2017-12-07T11:32:12+00:0016 August 2017|

Plant scientists around the world share a common goal:  understanding plants to improve their tolerance of environmental stresses, resist disease and ultimately, increase yield. Global collaborations that share knowledge and [...]

Growing rice faster – uncovering the triggers behind early canopy closure

2017-10-26T14:06:54+00:004 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 [...]

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

2018-05-02T14:03:09+00:0026 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 [...]

Last chance to secure an internship – apps close tomorrow!

2018-05-04T15:43:45+00:0030 March 2017|

This is your chance to investigate your plant science questions with the support of the highly skilled Australian Plant Phenomics Facility (APPF) team and the incredible technology and infrastructure we [...]

It’s a date! 5th International Plant Phenotyping Symposium, 2-5 October 2018

2018-05-04T16:20:56+00:0015 February 2017|

The Australian Plant Phenomics Facility is thrilled to announce the dates for the 5th International Plant Phenotyping Symposium (IPPS) will be 2-5 October 2018! We look forward to welcoming the [...]

Major investment in plant root phenotyping to answer key questions

2017-12-13T13:54:50+00:0025 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 [...]

Drip-fed success

2017-12-07T12:00:19+00:0021 December 2016|

The Australian Plant Phenomics Facility (APPF) is pleased to announce the new DroughtSpotter precision irrigation platform has been fully tested and commissioned, and is now ready to support your plant [...]