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Natural use of biology to control disease in crops is the Holy Grail of agriculture, and a team of young researchers has found a way of easing cereals’ risks from a deadly root pathogen.
22 May 2018
A new field trial of genetically modified Camelina, announced today by Defra, will be accompanied by one of the world’s first field trials of a genome-edited crop.
18 May 2018
Knowledge of fungal disease in agriculture emphasises a "global collapse" in the ability of chemicals to control pathogenic fungi that threaten human health as well as food security.
17 May 2018
Two low-rise blocks of 48 studio flats and communal facilities earn an award, honour achievement and offer crucial support for the science campus of Rothamsted Research
16 May 2018
Progress to benefit modern sustainable agriculture, agroecology and the environment relies on earlier investigations in the field, and those going back 175 years offer a treasure trove.
15 May 2018
Rothamsted Research has retained its Bronze accreditation to the Athena SWAN Charter, which advances gender equality, and under criteria that have broadened the award's scope.
07 May 2018
Researchers have exposed weak spots in a fungal pathogen that wrecks crops by comparing it with a genetically similar fungus that yields mycoprotein for human consumption.
20 Apr 2018