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Research Partners

Find details of some of our research partners and commercial affiliates.

  • The Arable Seed Identification System (ASIS) was developed as a joint project between the Institute and students from the University of Abertay Dundee. The database aims to help users identify unknown seeds.

  • The Centre for Sustainable Cropping Platform is based at Balruddery Farm near Dundee, Scotland and is run by the James Hutton Institute.

  • The Centre of Expertise for Waters (CREW). Scotland's centre of expertise connecting water research and policy delivers objective and robust research and professional opinion to support the development and implementation of water policy in Scotland.

  • The Cereal Pathogen Resistance Allele Database (CPRAD) catalogues information on the pathogen resistance alleles reported to be found in genotypes of barley and in future wheat and oats.

  • The Commonwealth Potato Collection is a major genebank containing over 1300 accessions of 86 different species related to the cultivated potato S. tuberosum L. which is hosted at The James Hutton Institute.

  • The Dee Catchment Partnership is an independant association of agencies, organisations and individuals committed to the wise and sustainable use of the catchment's rivers, tributaries and lochs, as well as the habitats and species they support.

  • Develonutri is a European Union funded project aimed at boosting the nutritional value of crops from farm to plate. It will investigate plant metabolites which play a key role in human health and wellbeing.

  • EURASNET is the Alternative Splicing Network of Excellence funded by the Framework 6 Programme (FP6) of the European Union. The network aims to explain the mechanisms of alternative splicing and the interference with other regulatory processes.

  • The Farm Woodland Forum aims to facilitate the generation and exchange of information that supports best practice in and improves opportunities for farming with trees. 

  • FarmPath is a three year collaborative research project funded through European Union Framework Seven, running from 1 March 2011 to 28 February 2014. The overall goal of FarmPath is to identify and assess future transition pathways to regionally sustainable agriculture in Europe, and the social and technological innovation needs required to initiate and progress along these pathways.

  • FruitGateway contains a series of websites covering all aspects of soft fruit work at the Institute. It contains FruitBreeding, FruitDisease, FruitNutrition and FruitHealth.



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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.