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Understanding and resolving land use conflicts (Page)

Mountain biking in Scotland is the first volume in a series of discussion papers on Understanding and resolving land use conflicts. ... Read more

Sawfly decline could impact bird numbers (News)

The intensification of agriculture could have an impact on threatened populations of farmland birds due to its effect on one of their most important food sources, the sawfly. In the first genetic study of farmland sawflies in th ... Read more

Heat stress study could protect potato yields (News)

The hot climates of Egypt, Israel and Southern Europe may have seemed like a world away to UK potato growers gathered at Balruddery Farm near Dundee on 8 August for the country’s largest potato field event but the experience ... Read more

James Hutton Institute secures share of £3 million research funding into some of the world’s most important crops (News)

The James Hutton Institute has secured more than £850,000 in new funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council who, in conjunction with the Scottish Government, has awarded £3 million to four ... Read more

Potato genome leading the way (News)

Practical ways in which the potato genome is being used to help breeders and the industry improve the potato crop will be showcased at Potatoes in Practice this Thursday (8 August), the UK’s biggest potato field event. ... Read more

Leading research organisations in new partnership (News)

The James Hutton Institute and the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology will work more closely to add value to their current research activity, increase collective competitiveness and enhance opportunities for income generation. The t ... Read more

Dundee Flower and Food Festival 2013 (Event)

The James Hutton Institute will be joined by colleagues from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and the Wellcome Trust as they invite members of the public to 'Know your soil'  at the annual Dundee Flower and Food Fes ... Read more

The LandscapePartners Project (Project)

This research project aimed to identify, analyse and assess the contribution of multi-stakeholder partnerships to the sustainable management of rural landscapes and to the well-being of communities in three European countries. In ... Read more

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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.