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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
Expertise ranging from novel forage crops to sustainable livestock farming earned awards for two Rothamsted researchers at last week's British Society of Animal Science meeting.
19 Apr 2018
Discovering that children infected with malaria are more attractive to mosquitoes because they emit specific odours from their skin could yield new biomarkers and better traps.
16 Apr 2018
Managing soil by well-designed grazing is the key to an animal’s growth and wellbeing, shows new research that links soil health, pasture value and sustainable production.
13 Apr 2018
So what's life like in the lab, and in the fields? Three recently qualified science technicians have been telling local schoolchildren about their journeys from education to employment.
06 Apr 2018
Pay differences between women and men at Rothamsted Research are well below national levels; the disparity reflects the fact that fewer women hold senior roles, latest data show.
29 Mar 2018
How many cereal farmers does it take to increase wheat yields across the UK? Only 20, but 15 of them are still needed from the western Midlands, Yorkshire and southern Scotland.
23 Mar 2018