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Innovation in Soil-Free Growing, 2 March, Sheffield

Agricultural science is a fast growing market, but faces significant global challenges in the form of:  A rising population Shortages of land, water and energy Rapid development of emerging economies To address these challenges, there will need to be significant improvements in the yield and sustainability of food crops. One such innovation is the uptake and...
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Future wheat cultivation will be limited by adverse weather in Europe

Modelling predicts that shifting wheat production to different regions in Europe may not be possible by the end of the century, as exposure to adverse weather in European arable farming areas will increase. The international study, including scientists including at Rothamsted Research, strategically funded by BBSRC, focused on wheat producing areas and examined how wheat cultivation...
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Field Scanalyzer installed at Rothamsted Research to revolutionise monitoring of crop growth and health

A world first for automated measuring of crop growth and health in the field was installed for Rothamsted Research in 2015 by LemnaTec GmbH. This is the world’s largest and most sophisticated facility built today and will revolutionise the way that crop health and growth are monitored in the field. The development of the facility has been supported by Rothamsted Research and BBSRC. The...
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Rothamsted Centre for Research and Enterprise will show that agricultural science is open for innovation

One of the UK’s most renowned research institutions is starting a small revolution in how scientific discovery helps grow the plants that feed the world. Based in Hertfordshire, Rothamsted Research has been at the forefront of crop science for more than 170 years and is the longest running agricultural research station in the world. Whereas previous transformations in agriculture have...
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