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Rothamsted Research comments on today’s speech from Environment Secretary Michael Gove who set out his views on the direction of travel for the farming industry.
20 Feb 2018
Predicting the dispersal of airborne pests to protect crops demands an understanding of complex swarm dynamics that a simple mathematical model looks ready to tackle.
03 Jan 2018
Falling levels of essential nutrients in diets around the world demand urgent action, from soil-crop-human interactions in food chains to shifts in socio-economic-cultural policies.
01 Jan 2018
How do you deliver as much wheat over the next 50 years as you have produced over the past 10,000 years? You join forces and forge a community of determined specialists.
27 Dec 2017
The threat to global food security from the fungal pathogen that causes stem rust in wheat has eased but an “ongoing arms race” needs constant vigilance
22 Dec 2017
An aphid. "You’re kidding me; that’s no aphid – aphids can’t talk." We may not be able to talk but we can communicate, and very well, just watch this year’s Christmas lectures.
21 Dec 2017
Rothamsted comments on research published today that links reduced survival of honey bees to the combined effects of neonicotinoid pesticides and intensive agriculture
20 Dec 2017