CALL FOR PAPERS: "PLANT PHENOMICS AND PRECISION AGRICULTURE"
Phenomics has the potential to improve the speed and sustainability of research and supply ecosystems for food, fuel, and fiber crops. At the heart of phenomics research are hardware and software tools and methods that are developed by interdisciplinary teams. — Malia Gehan, Guest Editor
Germany: Government Proclaims Science Year 2020 – Bioeconomy
On 16 January, Anja Karliczek, German Federal Minister of Education and Research, inaugurated the Science Year 2020, which will focus on the bioeconomy. The aim of the dedicated Science Year is to raise public awareness for the importance of a bio-based economy.
5th Call for Transnational Access is open! Application deadline: 8th of January 2020
The EPPN2020 provides researchers from academia and industry with access to 31 phenotyping facilities in Europe. The facilities can be used for experiments with either scientific or technological objectives. EPPN2020 has launched the fifth call for access, open to European groups and (to a limited extent) to groups from emerging countries or international research centers.
European Parliament Declares Climate Emergency
In advance of this week’s UN COP25 Climate Change Conference, the European Parliament has approved a resolution declaring a global climate and environmental emergency.
Finland: Data Makes the Difference
The Research Data Alliance (RDA) 14th Plenary Meeting in Helsinki in November was followed by an evaluation of the interoperability of image-based data of the Finnish National Plant Phenotyping Infrastructure (NaPPI) with the PHIS information system for plant phenomics.
Modelling Portal “Quantitative Plant” Now Online
The modelling pilot Quantitative Plant is now operational. The online portal offers image analysis software tools, image data sets and plant models.
Call for Contributions to Special Issue
The International Plant Phenotyping Network is inviting contributions for a Plant Phenomics special issue on "Phenotyping for Sustainable Agriculture”.
5th Call for Transnational Access
The next call for access to European plant phenotyping facilities via EPPN2020 is now open.
Germany: Recent Developments in Plant Phenotyping
During a workshop at Botanikertagung in Rostock, Germany on 17 September 2019, most recent developments in plant phenotyping in Germany and Europe were presented.
4th Call for Transnational Access to the European Plant Phenotyping Network 2020
Application deadline: 8th of July 2019
MIAPPE version 1.1
New version of MIAPPE published
The 6th DPPN project meeting will take place at the Forschungszentrum Jülich on December 13, 2018.
3rd Call for Transnational Access to the European Plant Phenotyping Network 2020
Application deadline: 28th of January 2019