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 [...]

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 [...]

New APPF website – have your say!

2018-05-04T15:41:50+00:003 April 2017|

When it comes to plant science, we know our stuff, but we want to make sure we are sharing it the best way possible. The Australian Plant Phenomics Facility is [...]

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 [...]

A better way to tackle environmental variation in your greenhouse research

2018-05-04T15:53:23+00:007 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+00:0021 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 [...]

Life is better with a “fun-gi”

2017-12-07T12:00:49+00:0016 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 [...]