Working from gene to field is what Rothamsted Research is all about.
Professor Angela Karp was appointed Institute Director in July 2020.
Below is a link to our current science strategy 2017-22. We are currently working on a new strategy and we will communicate this, including a message from Angela, in the near future.
Find out more about our science strategy here.
Not all soils are equal when it comes to carbon sequestration, warn scientists
08 Dec 2021
Variant of Phoma-causing fungus found in Europe for first time
06 Dec 2021
Fall armyworm populations from across continent interbreeding
04 Nov 2021
Researchers uncover ‘potential gold-mine’ for plant breeders
28 Oct 2021
Winter wheat and spring barley yields greater under typical 20th Century than 21st Century climate
22 Oct 2021
Study suggests mechanism evolved to help plants make the most of their floral scents
21 Sep 2021
First CRISPR-edited wheat grown in Europe to be planted this autumn
24 Aug 2021
Results show control holding for now, but mixture is safest move
09 Aug 2021
Study proposes more subtle approach that encompasses climate, economy, and land use
22 Jul 2021
From better nutrition to improved farming, Institute research is at forefront of ‘future-proofed food’
15 Jul 2021
16 Sep 2021
02 Sep 2021
06 May 2021
11 Jan 2021
09 Jan 2020
Croprotect presents a webinar featuring talks from science experts at Rothamsted Research on the pests, weeds and diseases affecting UK crops.
09 Feb 2021
There are a wealth of tools and applications that today’s farmer can utilise from their smart phone, tablet or farm computer. Five of these are explored in this webinar.
03 Nov 2020
Join leaders in the field as they debate rotational grazing and what difference it makes to your land, pocket, customer and the environment
02 Oct 2020
01 Feb - 05 Feb 2021
An overview of current research and how this relates to integrated pest management.
14 Jul 2020
22 Jul 2020
Through five sessions, starting with Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly and reflecting on the wider South West, we will explore the nature of agriculture and food in the region.
27 Jul - 31 Jul 2020
This two day workshop will bring members of the UK wheat community and data science researchers together to identify exciting biological problems for future research
09 Mar - 10 Mar 2020
Leading technical event in the arable calendar showcasing new technology, innovation and knowledge exchange. Rothamsted will have an exhibition stand and two expert speakers in the seminars.
27 Nov - 28 Nov 2019
A great opportunity to come and learn about a number of grazing livestock projects being carried out at the world leading Rothamsted Research Institute at North Wyke, Devon.
18 Oct 2019