New discovery to accelerate development of salt-tolerant grapevines

2017-12-13T12:43:53+00:00 23 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 [...]

Breeders and researchers unite to accelerate variety advances

2017-12-07T11:55:17+00:00 2 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. [...]

Bumper funding to enhance national infrastructure and grains research

2017-12-07T11:34:12+00:00 17 October 2017|

Dean of the Waite Mike Keller, GRDC Managing Director Steve Jefferies, and GRDC Chairman John Woods in a greenhouse with DroughtSpotter system at the APPF’s Adelaide node. National [...]

Want to fly drones? New Remote Pilot Licence training course available

2017-10-26T14:00:41+00:00 16 August 2017|

Dr Ramesh Raja Segaran from APPF partner, URAF The Unmanned Research Aircraft Facility (URAF) at the University of Adelaide, is offering a commercial drone course leading to the [...]

International consortia tackle the global challenge to increase wheat yields at the APPF

2017-12-07T11:55:16+00:00 16 August 2017|

Two international consortia of scientists from the United States, Great Britain, Mexico and Australia are currently carrying out research projects of global importance at the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility’s (APPF) [...]

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 [...]