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Dr David Cooke and Professor Philip J. White (c) James Hutton Institute
Thursday, June 26, 2014

Science excellence at James Hutton Institute highlighted

Dr David Cooke and Professor Philip J. White, both based at the James Hutton Institute in Dundee, have been recognised for their contribution to plant science.

Douglas Greig, Best Soil in Show '14, with Paul Wheelhouse MSP and Prof I Gordon
Friday, June 20, 2014

Tayside young farmer awarded Best Soil in Show 2014

Douglas Greig, 16-year-old young farmer from near Dundee, has shown that the future of Scotland’s soils is in safe hands by winning the Best Soil in Show at the Royal Highland Show 2014.

Plant affected by blight (c) James Hutton Institute
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Researchers in twin breakthrough against blight

Scientists from international consortia including the James Hutton Institute are making headway in the fight against blight by tracking the origins of P. infestans and mapping its distribution across Europe.

Whisky research from land to bottle (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, June 13, 2014

Whisky research from land to bottle at Royal Highland Show

The impact of research undertaken by the James Hutton Institute to ensure the sustainability of Scotland's national drink will be showcased at the 2014 Royal Highland Show, where the Best Soil in Show award will also be presented.

Scotland's environment website
Friday, June 06, 2014

State of Scotland’s environment outlined in new report

A major update on the state of Scotland's environment has been published by a partnership made of government, environment, health and research organisations including the James Hutton Institute, as part of the re-launch of the Scotland's Environment website.

Raspberries damaged by raspberry beetles (c) James Hutton Institute
Monday, May 26, 2014

Raspberry IPM system featured in global hub

Our work on Integrated Pest Management for raspberries has been showcased at a recently launched IPM global hub, sponsored by the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development.

Dr Fiona Brennan (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, May 23, 2014

Young scientist wins prestigious research accolade

Dr Fiona Brennan, whose research focusses on pathogens in the environment, has been awarded the prestigious Peter Massalski Prize for meritorious research.

Professor Ian Boyd
Monday, May 19, 2014

The politics of infectious disease: who should bear the costs?

The social and economic implications of infectious disease will be the focus of the 2014 Science for Life Lecture, to be offered by Professor Ian Lamont Boyd.

Various wild flower seeds (courtesy NASSTEC project)
Friday, May 09, 2014

€3 million project underway to enhance wild plant seed industries

NASSTEC aims to promote wild plant conservation and allow the provision of high quality seeds, vital for environmental restoration.

Cereal and clover mixture field (c) James Hutton Institute
Wednesday, May 07, 2014

'Collaborative roots' could reduce reliance on phosphorus fertilisers

The potential of bi-cropping systems to harness the 'phosphorus bank' already present in soils is to be studied by a scientific consortium including the James Hutton Institute.

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