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Novel ways of tackling pests on show at Potatoes in Practice (News)

Potato growers and industry representatives will be able to learn about novel research being conducted at the James Hutton Institute and how it contributes to Integrated Pest Management at Potatoes in Practice on 7 August 2014. ... Read more

Valuing our Life Support Systems - 2014 (Event)

The Natural Capital Initiative will be hosting their second ever Valuing Our Life Support Systems event in London at the British Library on the 6-7 November 2014. ... Read more

Pasture legume roots: the key to achieving a significant reduction in the P-fertiliser costs of temperate pastures (Event)

Dr Richard Simpson, CSIRO Australia, will give this seminar titled 'Pasture legume roots: the key to achieving a significant reduction in the P-fertiliser costs of temperate pastures' at the James Hutton Institute in Dunde ... Read more

Genetic blueprint of bread wheat genome unveiled (News)

The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) has published a chromosome-based draft sequence of the bread wheat genome in the international journal Science. This genetic blueprint provides new insights into the str ... Read more

Berry promising future for new raspberry variety (News)

A new raspberry variety, with exceptional fruit quality and high productivity, was introduced yesterday in Dundee ahead of its official unveiling later in the year. The new rasp, named Glen Dee, was bred by Mylnefield Research Ser ... Read more

Soil micro-organisms may help farmers reduce greenhouse gases (News)

Newly published research into soil microbes shows how, eventually, farmers might reduce greenhouse gas production through the way they manage their soils. The work, by an EU wide consortium including researchers from the James Hut ... Read more

Capturing the wild: Smart camera records Scotland’s unseen wildlife (News)

Monitoring of Scotland’s wildlife in some of the most remote and inaccessible parts of the country has been transformed thanks to a new ‘smart camera’ developed by experts at the James Hutton Institute and the Un ... Read more

Learning Landscape Partnerships (Project)

Despite many decades of research within protected area landscapes, many protected area management organisations struggle to use scientific expertise in their management and decision making processes. The project has been funded by ... Read more

Insect photography: macrophotography skills and techniques for use in the field (Event)

Iain Lawrie will deliver this Aberdeen Entomological Club seminar entitled "Insect photography: macrophotography skills and techniques for use in the field". It will be held at the James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen. T ... Read more

Developments on arable crops showcased at Cereals in Practice (News)

How to protect cereal crops from the increased disease pressure caused by the mild winter and spring and early drilling was a key point of interest at this year’s Cereals in Practice event, co-hosted by the James Hutton Inst ... Read more

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