Rothamsted Research

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A balancing act: fine tuning the production of plant cell membranes

Plant cells regulate the rate of membrane production by altering their chemical composition

A new and unexpected metabolic pathway that underpins seedling establishment

Seeds use an enzyme called pyruvate orthophosphate dikinase (PPDK) to produce sugar from their storage reserves providing the energy needed to kick start seedling establishment

A breath of fresh air: two new airborne disease research projects begin at Rothamsted Research

Rothamsted Research scientists receive funding to focus on the real time detection of airborne diseases.

Enemies at play: Interactions between a fungal pathogen and an insect pest on wheat

Interactions between Fusarium graminearum and grain aphids on wheat benefit the pathogen at the expense of the pest

Rothamsted Research Apprenticeships: ensuring the workforce of tomorrow is adequately trained today

Rothamsted Research highlights the importance of apprenticeships to the workforce of tomorrow

CT scanning shows why tilting trees produce more sugars for biofuel

CT scanning reveals that willows’ natural growth reaction to stress helps produce more sugars for biofuels

Rothamsted Research’s 2015 Postgraduate Research Symposium

Marking the contribution of Rothamsted Research’s Postgraduate Students to the research profile of the Institute.

Rothamsted Research welcomes the next Bishop of Hertford.

Rothamsted Research welcomes the Revd Canon Dr Michael Beasley, named the next Bishop of Hertford.

Resistance ’15

The 7th International meeting on pesticide resistance, Rothamsted Conference Centre, Harpenden, AL5 2JQ – 14th to 16th September, 2015.