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Scotland’s top scientist hails launch of ‘super institute’

Scotland’s top scientist has said the new James Hutton Institute can help maintain Scotland’s world-leading position in the areas of food security, land use and climate change.

SSCR (Scottish Society for Crop Research)

The Scottish Society for Crop Research functions through its crop sub-committees for combinable and energy crops, potatoes and soft fruit organising indoor and outdoor events to disseminate research findings and other information of relevance to their respective industries.

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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.