Growing rice faster – uncovering the triggers behind early canopy closure

2017-10-26T14:06:54+00:00 4 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 [...]

Last chance to secure an internship – apps close tomorrow!

2017-12-13T13:04:41+00:00 30 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

2017-12-13T13:10:37+00:00 7 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 [...]

Drip-fed success

2017-12-07T12:00:19+00:00 21 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 [...]

Life is better with a “fun-gi”

2017-12-07T12:00:49+00:00 16 November 2016|

Fungi colonise the roots of all cereal crops in a mutually beneficial association where the plant benefits from greater stress tolerance through improved water and mineral intake in exchange for [...]