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Fruit for the Future 2012

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Industry event
19 July 2012, 1.30-5.30pm
at The James Hutton Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee
for farmers, agronomists, food and drink industries and scientists
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This free event showcases developments and trends in The James Hutton Institute’s soft fruit breeding and research programmes. It is aimed at farmers, agronomists, those in the food and drink industries, scientists and others interested in soft fruit and consists of a seminar programme followed by a tour of the breeding plots (with fruit tasting) and current field experiments.


Presentations given at Fruit for the Future can be found below.


There are opportunities to exhibit your company or products at this event. If you would like further information, please contact Sharon Neilson.


Attendance at Fruit for the Future is free and there is no need to book in advance. However you can speed up your arrival by printing off and completing the form below (either Word or PDF format) and bringing it with you on the day or emailing it to


Registration and refreshments are at 1.30pm and seminars will begin at 1.45pm followed by field tours at 3.30pm. The full programme will be available nearer to the event.


The event is being held at The James Hutton Institute, Invergowrie and directions can be found below.

Further Information

  • Sharon Neilson - Communications, The James Hutton Institute Invergowrie Dundee DD2 5DA Scotland UK Office: +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)

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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.