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Open-source software tools released to accelerate plant breeding in developing countries (News)

Crop breeders in developing countries can now access free tools to accelerate the breeding of better crops varieties, thanks to a collaboration between the James Hutton Institute in Scotland, the GOBII project at Cornell Univ ... Read more

Maize and wheat informatics for improved livelihoods around the world (News)

Bioinformaticians at the James Hutton Institute are contributing to a major research effort which seeks to deliver better maize and wheat varieties to over 40 countries around the world, with the aim of improving resilience to far ... Read more

Dr Rupert Hough to lead Information and Computational Sciences group (News)

Risk modeller Dr Rupert Hough has been appointed to the leadership of the Information and Computational Sciences group at the James Hutton Institute, following the semi-retirement of Dr David Marshall. The James Hutton Institute ... Read more

Ecogenomics at the James Hutton Institute (Research Page)

What is Ecogenomics? ... Read more

Vibrant Rural Communities workshop (Research Page)

A workshop was held at Birnam Arts and Conference Centre on 20 November 2013 to provide an update on research being conducted as part of the Vibrant Rural Communities theme of the Food, Land and People Strategic Research programme ... Read more

LandSFACTS downloads (Research Page)

The LandSFACTS software is available in several formats: with graphical interface, helpfile and tutorial [XP, W7], cf. below command-line [XP, W7, W7 x64, Linux x64], by request dynamic libraries [XP, W7, W7 x64, Linux x ... Read more

LandSFACTS model details (inputs/outputs) (Research Page)

The LandsFACTS model was originally (v1.6) set up to simulate cropping systems at the landscape scale. Since 2007, it was further developed to allow modelling land uses at multiple scales within an evolving environment. The diagra ... Read more

Scenarios and land use futures (Research Page)

Environmental, economic and social issues associated with agriculture are often fundamental for rural prosperity and sustainability, with consequent implications for any debate about future land use. A key to supporting the planni ... Read more

Natural resource datasets and databases (Research Page)

Soil mapping ... Read more

Cracking the symbiosis code (Event)

Professor Richard J. Morris, Institute Strategic Programme Leader at the John Innes Centre will give this seminar entitled "Cracking the symbiosis code" at the James Hutton Institute in Dundee. It will be broadcast live ... Read more

Soil forensics (Research Page)

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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.