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Soil-Microbial-Environmental Interactions Plant-Mutualist Interactions Plant-Animal Interactions Pathogens and Pollution ... Read more

Aberdeenshire farmers buy in to wind energy (News)

Aberdeenshire farmers are rapidly taking up production of renewable energy as an opportunity for securing reliable income sources despite high investment costs, a study from the James Hutton Institute has found. ... Read more

Best Soil in Show (Page)

Experts from the James Hutton Institute will be on hand throughout the Royal Highland Show examining the importance of soil health and quality to ensure you are getting the most from your land. Discussing the latest techniques a ... Read more

Fascination of Plants Day comes to Dundee (News)

To celebrate international Fascination of Plants Day on 18 May 2013, the Botanic Garden, the James Hutton Institute and the College of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee be hosting a fun-filled day of activities, focusing o ... Read more

European Network on Soil Awareness (Event)

The European Network on Soil Awareness held its third meeting at the James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen from 19-20 September 2013. ... Read more

Impact of climate change report shows species moving north (News)

Species such as the bee orchid and mountain ringlet butterfly are moving north as temperatures rise because of climate change. The spread of some species is one of the things highlighted in a new report published by the Living Wit ... Read more

North-east residents encouraged to ‘make friends with your septic tank’ (News)

The Dee Catchment Partnership is launching a campaign called ‘Think T.A.N.K.’ to assist north-east residents to avoid the problems that can be caused by septic tanks. Members of the Dee Catchment Partnership will be ... Read more

Royal Highland Show 2013 (Event)

Visitors to the 2013 Royal Highland Show will have the opportunity to meet scientists from the James Hutton Institute and learn more about our research on soils and sustainability during the annual agricultural showcase from 20-23 ... Read more

Spraing disease in potato tubers caused by TRV infection (Research Page)

Tobacco rattle virus (TRV) and spraing production ... Read more

Open Farm Sunday 9 June 2013 (Page)

The James Hutton Institute site at Invergowrie, near Dundee took part in Open Farm Sunday on 9 June 2013.  ... Read more

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