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Now available: May 2020 issue of Hutton Highlights

Screenshot of Hutton Highlights, May 2020 issue
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The latest issue of Hutton Highlights, our quarterly review showing how Hutton science is driving the sustainable use of land and natural resources, is now available from our Hutton Highlights pages.

Read in our May 2020 issue:

  • Social science, rural Scotland and COVID-19
  • Our relationship with food during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Plant viruses, pipeline for increased vaccine production
  • The lasting impacts of flooding on communities
  • Soil, our most valuable -and undervalued- asset
  • Helping farmers tap into the carbon credit market
  • Assessing the potential of biochar to help farmers and the environment in India
  • World's first climate-positive gin produced from peas
  • Resilient potatoes to boost food security and health in East Africa
  • MAGIC approach presented at European Parliament
  • Land reform inquiry draws on Hutton expertise
  • PhD research showcased at Hutton 2020 postgraduate event 
  • Hutton scientist awarded grant to explore genetic pathway to better barley
  • Professor Lesley Torrance, new Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 
  • Plus much more!

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