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'Collaborative roots' could reduce reliance on phosphorus fertilisers (News)

Farmers could improve the efficiency of phosphorus in crop production by coupling plants with complementary traits, which would allow them to harness the ‘phosphorus bank’ already present in soils. ... Read more

Berry useful properties of soft fruit under research (News)

As the world’s population tries to adapt to climate change, many industries are still heavily reliant on fossil fuel resources to make components in the pharmaceutical, food, cosmetics and other sectors – but the plant ... Read more

Hydropower resources research (Research Page)

Hydropower plays a key role in Scotland’s renewable energy contributions and renewables targets for 2015 (50%) and 2020 (100%). Our research is supporting the sustainable planning, development and management of this resource ... Read more

East of Scotland field campaign 2014 (Research Page)

Summary and progress of a major field campaign in 2014 ... Read more

Rising to the challenges conference (Event)

The inaugural 'Rising to the challenges' conference will explore the advances that science and industry are making in providing long term solutions to the pressing global challenges of food security, climate change, sustai ... Read more

Open Farm Sunday 8 June 2014 (Page)

The James Hutton Institute was not open for Open Farm Sunday on 8 June 2014. This year we held a LEAF Technical Day for Farmers on Tuesday 3 June. See the exhibits at Farmers' Technical Day. ... Read more

Exploring low-carbon transitions by means of model integration (Event)

This seminar "Exploring low-carbon transitions by means of model integration" will be given by Associate Professor Alexey Voinov from the University of Twente, the Netherlands, at the James Hutton Institute in Aberd ... Read more

Sustainable Development in Practice Conference (Event)

"Delivering multiple benefits from our land: Sustainable Development in Practice" is the theme for the biennial SRUC-SEPA conference, in association with the James Hutton Institute, Forest Research and Scottish Natural H ... Read more

The Atlantic Maritime Croplands – sustainability and environment (Research Page)

A case study on sustainable agriculture and the environment at the James Hutton Institute ... Read more

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