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Mozambique Ministerial Party visit the James Hutton Institute
Thursday, July 24, 2014

Mozambique Minister of State Administration visits the James Hutton Institute

The Minister of State Administration, Her Excellency Carmelita Rita Namashulua, has visited the James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen.

Helen Pendlowski, Ian Phillips, Steve Hillier and Nia Gray in the lab
Thursday, July 24, 2014

Aberdeen team in top three in world for clay mineralogy

Researchers from the James Hutton Institute showed they are best in the UK and in the top three in the world in an international competition.

Daniel Smith
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Young scientist nominated as Business Leader of Tomorrow

A young horticultural scientist who has implemented changes to growing practices, which are already bringing financial benefits as part of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership, has been nominated for the prestigious Business Leader of Tomorrow Awards.

Wheat field
Friday, July 18, 2014

Genetic blueprint of bread wheat genome unveiled

The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium has published a chromosome-based draft sequence of the bread wheat genome in the international journal Science.

Soil being tipped from a spade
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Soil micro-organisms may help farmers reduce greenhouse gases

Newly published research into soil microbes shows how, eventually, farmers might reduce greenhouse gas production through the way they manage their soils.

Douglas Greig, Best Soil in Show '14 winner. Courtesy: Greig family
Friday, July 11, 2014

Best Soil in Show 2014 winner shares recipe for success

Douglas Greig, winner of Best Soil in Show 2014, visited the James Hutton Institute to share tips on how to maintain award-winning soils for crop production.

Buzzard in mid-flight, image captured by WiSE
Friday, July 11, 2014

Capturing the wild: Smart camera records Scotland’s unseen wildlife

A new camera and platform for capturing images of Scotland's most elusive wildlife has the potential to transform our understanding of the natural world.

Potato beds (c) James Hutton Institute
Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Do more to ensure food security, Scottish Food Security Alliance urges

The Scottish Food Security Alliance-Crops, a partnership that includes the James Hutton Institute, has welcomed the publication of a House of Commons report on food security and stressed that more needs to be done to overcome global challenges.

John Swinney MSP looks at see-through soil (c) James Hutton Institute
Tuesday, July 01, 2014

John Swinney MSP visits to find out more on research and innovation

Mr John Swinney, MSP for Perthshire North, visited yesterday the James Hutton Institute in Invergowrie to learn about ongoing world leading scientific research in crops and climate change, as well as its commercial impact in local communities and further potential for development.

James Hutton Institute and SRUC researchers (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, June 27, 2014

Developments on arable crops showcased at Cereals in Practice

How to protect cereal crops from the increased disease pressure was a key point of interest at this year’s Cereals in Practice event, co-hosted by the James Hutton Institute, Scotland’s Rural College and the Scottish Society for Crop Research.

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