Library and Information Services
Rothamsted Library is one of the oldest specialist agricultural collections in the UK. The Library reflects the Institute's research interests with comprehensive collections of books and journals in soil science, plant sciences, agronomy, entomology (including apiculture), nematology, pesticide science, plant diseases, mycology and biomathematics. Around 3000 journals titles are held, of which about 750 are current print or electronic journal subscriptions.
The Library also includes three special collections› about 3500 early books on agriculture, published 1471 - 1840, including 13 incunabula
› 200 prints and paintings of British farm livestock 1780 - 1910, the bequest of Lord Northbrook
› archival material relating to the foundation and early years of Rothamsted
Information Desk: phone +44(0)1582 763133 extn 2659
Operates two national networks for monitoring insect populations in the UK. More...
Provides the research community access to a range of in situ state-of-the-art instrumentation in hydrologically isolated fields and farms to better address key issues in sustainable agriculture. More...
A database of interactions between pathogens and their hosts maintained at Rothamsted Research with international input. More...
These have been running since the mid 19th Century, provide a unique experimental system and archive of soil and plant samples. More...
Rothamsted Research receives
strategic funding from the BBSRC
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