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Policy and Research Briefs

The briefs described on this page are either hosted on the knowledgescotland website, or are available for direct download (pdf format).

  • Biodiversity and food production (PDF file: 205 KB)
    A summary from the BaBU report on the links between biodiversity and the ability to sustain food production.
  • Bracken and the asulam ban
    Analysis of the potential impacts of the banning of the use of herbicide asulam on bracken population (external link).
  • The value of Scotland's water resources (PDF file: 1.5 MB)
    Summarises current academic thinking and evidence on the value of water resources. It considers the Scottish context and examines how the value of water resources might be developed.


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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.