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Reducing year-to-year variability in the commercial demand for trees for planting could reduce the import of exotic pests and diseases that can damage local forests and woodlands.
15 Aug 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
Two enzymes, one in the honeybee and one in the bumblebee, may hold the keys to a new generation of pesticides that protect crops without threatening these essential pollinators.
22 Mar 2018
Are there 100 volunteer farmers with 60 minutes on their hands to survey their fields this Spring and record earthworm populations to provide a glimpse of the health of our soils?
09 Mar 2018
Rothamsted Research comments on findings that promise plants primed to need much less water for the same yield, which would be both environmental boon and drought saviour.
06 Mar 2018
Rothamsted Research comments on a European evaluation of the unintended risks to bees from neonicotinoid pesticides that again highlights the need for more detailed studies.
02 Mar 2018