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A major international research collaboration has revealed what makes wheat tick, promising discoveries to combat disease and produce higher yields more sustainably in tough conditions.
16 Aug 2018
Long-term trials at Rothamsted Research have confirmed how the devastating take-all root fungus of cereal crops can be contained by careful choice of the varieties grown.
22 Jun 2018
Rothamsted launches a collaborative programme of accelerated innovation that draws on European funding to develop research ideas from the agri-tech sector into new industries.
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
Fungal disease in agriculture highlights the potential for 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