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Dr Mark Taylor

Dr Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor

 +44 (0)344 928 5428

James Hutton Institute
Errol Road


Mark leads studies in molecular physiology in potato at the James Hutton Institute. His main research has been on understanding the molecular basis of quality and development trains in potato tubers. For SEFARI, Mark is Work Package Coordinator for Crop and grassland production and disease control alongside Alison Lees. His work for SEFARI focuses on genetic diversity and improvement of crops.

Leading Ideas

  • Plant and Animal Health
  • Crop Genetics

Area of Strategic Research Programme

Further information the Scottish Government's Strategic Research Programme is available

  • Theme 2: Productive and sustainable land management and Rural Economies
  • 2.1 - Crop and Grassland Production and Disease Control
  • 2.1.2 Crop genetic improvement
  • 2.1.1 Genetic diversity of crops
  • 3.1 - Improving Primary Produce
  • Theme 3: Food, Health and Wellbeing
  • 3.1.1 Improving Scottish primary production