Rothamsted Research is the longest running agricultural research station in the world, providing cutting-edge science and innovation for nearly 170 years.
Our mission is to deliver the knowledge and new practices to increase crop productivity and quality and to develop environmentally sustainable solutions for food and energy production.
Designing Seeds for Nutrition and Health Projects› BBSRC CASE Studentship: Optimising the amount and availability of iron in bread wheat cultivars to prevent global iron deficiency
› BBSRC Quota Studentship: Decreasing arsenic accumulation in rice to reduce health risk
› BBSRC IBTI Club Training Grant Studentship: Enhancing the production of omega-3 polyunsaturates in marine microbes
› BBSRC Industry CASE Studentship: Spatial patterns of wheat grain composition in relation to processing properties
› BBSRC Industry CASE Studentship: Understanding the biosynthesis of omega-3 long chain polyunsaturates in E. huxleyi
› BBSRC Quota Studentship: Effect of grass cell wall feruloylation on biomass digestibility and structural properties
› Biofortifying Brassica with calcium (Ca) and magnesium (Mg) for human health
› Designing cereal seeds for nutrition and health
› Designing oilseeds for nutrition and health
› Development of a process scheme for the production of high value functional products from dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS)
› Enhancing Diversity in UK wheat through a public sector prebreeding programme
› Establishing a transatlantic platform for plant lipidomics
› Evaluating novel plant oilseeds enriched in omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids to support sustainable development of aquaculture
› Genetic Improvement of Algae for Value Added Products (GIAVAP)
› Improved tools to rationalise and support stewardship programmes for succinate dehydrogenase inhibitors fungicides to control cereal diseases in the UK
› Lawes Trust Studentship: Modelling the fate of selenium added to soil to improve biofortification efficiency
› Low viscosity wheat for improved properties for fermentation and animal feed
› NIP aquaporins: New tools to reduce rice arsenic accumulation
› Substrates of the N-end rule of targeted protein degradation
› The role of lipids in determining gas bubble retention and stability in wheat dough
› Understanding the role of lipases in controlling seed storage oil composition
› Xylan arbinosyl transferases: identification and characcterisation of their role in determining properties of grass cell walls
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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