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Dr Ruairidh Bain

Dr Ruairidh Bain

Ruairidh Bain

 01292 525283

Scotland’s Rural College
W Mains Rd


Ruairidh is a potato consultant at SRUC, with research interests in epidemiology and control of potato late blight; integrated control of potato diseases; elicitors of host resistance in potato; optimized efficacy of potato late blight fungicides; integrating control of Alternaria and Phytophthora blights of the potato crop.

Leading Ideas

  • Crop and grassland production and disease control

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
  • 2.1.4 Plant pest epidemiology
  • 2.1.6 Integrated pest management