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Novel grass Festulolium trial plot
Thursday, April 25, 2013

New grass species could help reduce the likelihood of flooding

A collaboration of plant scientists from across the UK, including the James Hutton Institute, has shown a grass hybrid species could help reduce the impact of flooding.

European beaver swimming (Wikimedia Commons)
Thursday, April 25, 2013

New woodland impact report from Scottish Beaver Trial

The latest report by researchers from the James Hutton Institute examining the effect of beavers on woodland has been published by Scottish Natural Heritage.

Water running down a plughole
Wednesday, April 17, 2013

James Hutton Institute helps improve drinking water safety in Europe

The James Hutton Institute is taking part in a €9 million EU-funded research project to improve the safety of European drinking water.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

UK Plant Sciences conference comes to Dundee

Plant science experts from across the country are gathering in Dundee for the annual UK Plant Sciences Federation conference UK PlantSci 2013.

Barley growing in a field
Monday, April 15, 2013

Research partnership formed to validate biocontrol solutions

Mylnefield Research Services Ltd, PenDragon Proactive Nutrition and Agrinos AS, have joined forces in a research partnership to test products for use in sustainable agricultural intensification.

Tractor preparing potato beds in a field
Friday, March 29, 2013

Joint team seeking farmers' views on CAP reform

The James Hutton Institute and SRUC will reach out to farmers and crofters across the country to ask about their attitudes to the forthcoming Common Agricultural Policy reform.

Robbie Waugh
Thursday, March 21, 2013

Professor Robbie Waugh elected RSE Fellow

Leading crop geneticist Professor Robbie Waugh of the James Hutton Institute and University of Dundee has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

James Hutton Institute logo
Friday, March 15, 2013

James Hutton Institute mourns staff killed in accident

It is with deep regret that we can confirm that two members of staff were sadly killed in a road accident.

Screengrab of the SIFSS iphone app
Thursday, March 14, 2013

Scotland’s National Soils Data now at your fingertips

Years of knowledge and research on soils is now at everyone’s fingertips thanks to a new iPhone application.

Nature of Scotland Awards logo
Thursday, March 07, 2013

Who is your 2013 Nature of Scotland champion?

The deadline for the 2013 Nature of Scotland Awards is 15 March so nominate your nature conservation champion today.

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