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Grassland in a heatwave © Copyright Stefan Czapski, licensed for reuse under CCL
Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Stress-resistant crops may be way forward in the face of extreme temperatures

Scientists from the James Hutton Institute have alerted about the potential impact of extreme weather events - such as the current heatwave - on crop production and have suggested the development of stress-resistant crops as an important resource to preserve food security in the face of increased temperatures.

Potatoes will be at the centre of discussions at PiP2018 (c) James Hutton Inst
Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Potatoes in Practice looks to the future of tatties

The next generation of the potato industry will debate the future of the humble spud at this year’s Potatoes in Practice, the UK's largest field-based potato event, on the 9th August at our Balruddery Farm near Dundee.

iBMW2018 meeting in Dundee (c) James Hutton Institute
Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Barley in the spotlight at iBMW2018 meeting

The use of barley genetic mutant resources to shed light into fundamental aspects of cereal biology was at the centre of discussions at the iBMW2018 meeting, held in Dundee with the attendance of 94 crop scientists from the UK, Europe and beyond.

New demonstration tunnel (c) James Hutton Institute
Monday, July 16, 2018

New demonstration facility in focus at Fruit for the Future 2018

The James Hutton Institute will showcase its new raspberry demonstration tunnels at Fruit for the Future, the Institute's annual soft fruit themed event, on Thursday 19th July 2018.

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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.