Plant Biology meets Computer Vision – reimagining plant phenotyping

2021-11-17T14:14:37+10:3017 November 2021|

Last month, Canadian biopharmaceutical company Medicago R&D Inc., the APPF and the Centre for Entrepreneurial Agri-Technology (CEAT) at ANU successfully completed the first phase of a five-year research collaboration to [...]

Research collaboration targets plant-based vaccine development

2021-08-24T13:32:17+09:3023 September 2020|

A new research collaboration aims to develop new methods and tools to non-invasively monitor the growth and performance of plants used in the production of Virus-Like Particles (VLPs). In doing [...]

Exciting new technology for CT scanning of wheat grains for stress tolerance to arrive at APPF in late 2020

2020-02-26T18:04:23+10:3026 February 2020|

Scientists have developed a computed tomography (CT) scanning method for screening large samples of wheat for drought and heat tolerance. They believe the new system will allow more accurate and [...]

Pilot Project Invitation – FieldExplorer Field Phenotyping Platform

2020-02-26T18:04:05+10:3024 February 2020|

An Invitation to Australian Plant Scientists The APPF invites expressions of interest from plant scientists wishing to undertake pilot projects using the new field phenotyping system during the 2020 growing [...]

An exciting offer of help for significant plant science research projects

2018-05-02T14:22:24+09:3010 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 [...]

Last chance to secure an internship – apps close tomorrow!

2018-05-04T15:43:45+09:3030 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 [...]

A better way to tackle environmental variation in your greenhouse research

2018-05-04T15:53:23+09:307 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 [...]

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

2018-05-04T16:20:56+09:3015 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+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 [...]

Phenomics Workshop at Purdue – be quick!

2017-12-13T14:24:11+10:3020 January 2017|

Purdue University's Agronomy and Agricultural and Biological Engineering departments are offering a field-based Phenomics Workshop for crop research professionals involved in predicting yield and characterising biotic and abiotic stress, as [...]

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