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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

New grass species could help reduce the likelihood of flooding (News)

A collaboration of plant scientists from across the UK has shown a grass hybrid species could help reduce the impact of flooding. The BBSRC-funded scientists, from Rothamsted Research, the James Hutton Institute, Institute of Bi ... Read more

New woodland impact report from Scottish Beaver Trial (News)

The latest report by researchers from the James Hutton Institute examining the effect of beavers on woodland has been published by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) as part of the ongoing monitoring work on the Scottish Beaver Trial ... Read more

Data and Archived Sample Requests (Page)

The core dataset of soil, plant and invertebrate data and samples that are collected every year from the CSC are archived and databased for future research projects on long-term trends and to allow exploration of links between dif ... Read more

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