NEWS and views
HOW TO DELIVER AN IMPROVED UK AGRISCIENCE SECTOR OUTSIDE OF THE EU
Rothamsted Research and the NFU convened a workshop identifying the key areas of focus in order to have a world leading agriscience sector in the UK after Brexit.
27 Mar 2017
BREEDING OILSEED RAPE VARIETIES FOR POLLINATOR-FRIENDLY TRAITS
Amounts and sugar content of nectar vary between commercial varieties of oilseed rape (OSR) produced with different breeding systems, when tested in the glasshouse.
14 Mar 2017
BLACK-GRASS REQUIRES A ‘THREE-PRONGED’ ATTACK
Black-grass requires a three-pronged attack to promote and develop sustainable management solutions.
28 Feb 2017
MINERAL VITAL TO HUMAN HEALTH WILL DECREASE DUE TO CLIMATE CHANGE
New model developed to understand the variation in selenium concentrations in soil finds climate is key to its global distribution
27 Feb 2017
ROTHAMSTED RESEARCH IS GRANTED PERMISSION BY DEFRA TO CARRY OUT FIELD TRIAL WITH GM WHEAT PLANTS
The trial will test whether GM wheat plants are able to carry out photosynthesis more efficiently in the field and whether this trait could result in a higher yielding crop
01 Feb 2017