24 Nov 2016

Photo imaging system drives innovation in crop stress detection

The James Hutton Institute

"Infra-red thermography can measure leaf temperature, which is related to stomatal opening and is a reliable indicator of plant physiological status.

24 Nov 2016

Moredun scientists take on the Movember Challenge

Moredun

November has seen Moredun Research Institute 'renamed' the Moustache Research Institute all in aid of raising awareness of men’s health.

21 Nov 2016

Hutton social scientist to take part in Convention on Biological Diversity science forum

The James Hutton Institute

"The request is recognition of our interdisciplinary expertise on environmental management at the James Hutton Institute

17 Nov 2016

Scottish and Kenyan potato experts strengthen collaborative links

The James Hutton Institute

"The meeting allowed Kenyan farmers to hear about the new bilateral agreement to allow importation of Scottish seed potatoes and to connect seed importers in Kenya with exporters in Scotland

16 Nov 2016

Publication co-edited by Hutton scientist tops most-read Frontiers list

The James Hutton Institute

“It is a growing area of research that in addition to clear implications for food safety, public health and crop production, has also illuminated fascinating aspects to the biology of pathogens

11 Nov 2016

Scientists, industry and retailers to tackle potato greening problem

The James Hutton Institute

“We aim to identify conditions for light-induced tuber greening, which in turn will inform the design of prototype packaging film to reduce greening during storage and in store.

4 Nov 2016

CREW and James Hutton Limited to explore prospects of India-UK collaboration at TECH Summit

The James Hutton Institute

"The James Hutton Institute has massive and hugely relevant expertise to offer

4 Nov 2016

Moredun's War of the Worms Animation

Moredun

In response to increasing reports of anthelmintic (wormer) resistance in many of our common gastro-intestinal worms affecting the health and welfare of livestock and horses, Moredun has teamed up with animator Selina Wagner (Blobina Animations) to create an engaging and entertaining short film highlighting the impor

3 Nov 2016

PotatoSize: an easier way of estimating potato crop size distribution

The James Hutton Institute

"Each use of the service to analyse a crop sample is worth savings of approximately £14 in labour and equipment for farmers.

3 Nov 2016

Lord Dunlop: Value of Scottish research and innovation shouldn’t be underestimated

The James Hutton Institute

“The importance of research and innovation in British society really can’t be underestimated. It is what helps us to solve problems and develop the tools and technologies to advance in the world.

2 Nov 2016

SIMRA workshop discusses how to shape social innovation for marginalised rural areas

The James Hutton Institute

"In four years, SIMRA will make a real difference on the ground in marginalised rural regions of Europe and beyond

28 Oct 2016

Crop research updates presented at BBSRC/KTN conference

The James Hutton Institute

"I am looking forward to the collaborations that will arise as a result of this conference

27 Oct 2016

Sichuan Academy of Agricultural Sciences and James Hutton Institute strengthen collaborative links

The James Hutton Institute

"China produces the largest amount of potatoes in the world but there is significant potential to improve the country’s production processes.

25 Oct 2016

Short film to highlight crofting's contribution to environmental management

The James Hutton Institute

"Those actually working the land, whether for cattle or sheep, have as much concern and knowledge about its management as the conservation experts.

13 Oct 2016

39th TB Macaulay Lecture on sustainable development goals now available to watch online

The James Hutton Institute

"Professor Costanza is a leading thinker on new ways to look at our long-term sustainability.

6 Oct 2016

Scottish agricultural students: social researchers need your views

The James Hutton Institute

“The women in agriculture survey work will enable us to learn more about the views and experiences of women who live or work on Scottish farms, so we can better understand the opportunities and barriers facing women in rural Scotland. I’d encourage women across Scotland to take part.

4 Oct 2016

A new look for Scotland's Soils website

The James Hutton Institute

The website is the result of a collaboration to provide land managers, public bodies, the scientific community and members of the public with open access to decades of data relating to Scotland's soils.

30 Sep 2016

New report on river restoration and biodiversity launched

The James Hutton Institute

“The IUCN National Committee UK River Restoration and Biodiversity project is an excellent collaboration and this new report provides a blueprint for using minimal intervention and more cost-effective techniques to restore the natural processes of river systems in the UK and Ireland.

22 Sep 2016

Hutton soil forensic evidence helps police secure murder conviction

The James Hutton Institute

“In addition to being a key resource for food security and human sustainability, soils contain many physical, chemical and biological characteristics which can potentially be of great use to the investigative and reconstructive processes

22 Sep 2016

High Liver Fluke Risk this Autumn

Moredun

Farmers are warned to be proactive with liver fluke management this autumn to ensure no adverse effects to cattle performance are seen, given the high liver fluke risk this year.   

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