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Machinery exhibits at Potatoes in Practice 2012
Tuesday, August 06, 2013

Potato genome leading the way

Researchers from the James Hutton Institute will be speaking to farmers about how the potato genome is bringing practical benefits at Potatoes in Practice 2013.

Mark Bailey, CEH and Iain Gordon, James Hutton Institute sign the agreement
Friday, August 02, 2013

Leading research organisations in new partnership

The James Hutton Institute and the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology have signed a Statement of Intent designed to create a shared strategic vision and formalise their partnership.

Evelyne Delbos and Laura-Jane Strachan demonstrate the SEM facility
Friday, July 26, 2013

President of Mozambique visits the James Hutton Institute

Chief Executive Iain Gordon welcomed a Presidential delegation to the Aberdeen site.

Sun © Lykaestria at the English language Wikipedia
Friday, July 19, 2013

Mercury peaks as hottest day ever recorded

As the heatwave continues across much of the United Kingdom the James Hutton Institute has recorded the hottest day since it started keeping records in 1954.

Visitors sample raspberries in the polytunnels at Fruit for the Future 2013
Thursday, July 18, 2013

Berry good news: disease-resistant soft fruit is on the way

Fruit breeders at the James Hutton Institute have revealed they are making progress towards the development of disease-resistant raspberry varieties. They were sharing their latest research at Fruit for the Future 2013.

Professor Iain Gordon accepts his honorary degree
Friday, July 12, 2013

University of Abertay Dundee confers honorary degree on Professor Iain Gordon

Professor Iain Gordon, Chief Executive of the James Hutton Institute, has received an Honorary Doctorate of Science from the University of Abertay Dundee at its summer graduation ceremony this week.

Professor Bob Ferrier meets Mr Zhou Xiaoming
Friday, July 12, 2013

James Hutton Institute and Embassy of China in the UK explore solutions for global problems

The James Hutton Institute and the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the UK are exploring areas for further cooperation around some key global problems such as food security.

Barley (c) The James Hutton Institute
Friday, July 12, 2013

Biodiversity key for feeding the future, researchers say

A group of researchers including the James Hutton Institute's Robbie Waugh are calling on scientists to make an effort to domesticate new crops and increase the sustainability of crop production systems in Nature.

Blair McKenzie discusses arables research at Cereals in Practice 2013
Friday, July 12, 2013

Latest research on arable crops showcased at Cereals in Practice 2013

Despite the sodden weather, James Hutton Institute scientists discussed the latest research trends on arable crops at Cereals in Practice 2013, at Stanley near Perth.

Potato plants
Monday, July 08, 2013

New research into creating first 'library' of potato mutants

The £382,000 BBSRC-funded project will research potato genetics and aims to develop the first 'library' of mutants of the world's third most important food crop.

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