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Resistance ’15

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

Scientists find potential way of controlling leaf blotch disease in wheat

Scientists have found a genetic mechanism that could stop the spread of a “devastating” disease threatening wheat crops.

The Monogram 2015 Conference

The Rothamsted Conference Centre, Rothamsted , Harpenden, AL5 2JQ - 29th April to 1st May, 2015.

Novel oil from glass house grown GM plants can substitute fish oil in fish feeds

Oil derived from GM Camelina plants that have been modified to produce 20%EPA in their seeds, is entirely suitable for feeding Atlantic salmon.

Rothamsted Research and NIAB join forces at Broom’s Barn farm

Rothamsted Research, Lawes Agricultural Trust (LAT) and NIAB have signed an agreement to jointly use the Broom’s Barn farm for field experiments.


Rothamsted Research celebrates the International Year of Soils

Septoria pathogen “hijacks” wheat crop defences

Scientists identify the mechanisms by which the fungal pathogen of wheat causing Septoria Tritici Blotch manipulates plant immune responses to its own advantage.

Smart farming technique to boost yields and cut fertiliser pollution

Researchers are using X-rays to help farmers increase yields and cut water pollution following an unexpected discovery in a pea and bean crop.

Rothamsted Research appoints Head of Site at North Wyke

Professor Michael Lee, an expert in ruminant nutrition, will be Head of Site at North Wyke, Rothamsted Research’s site for grassland systems research.

Rothamsted Research appoints Chief Information Officer

Florentin Albu, an accomplished technology leader, joins Rothamsted Research to drive the Institute’s management strategy.