James Hutton Institute

Farming

Potato blight warning from eminent scientist

July 10, 2019

Warnings over aggressive new blight strains which can take crops down in days were not lost on dozens of potato farmers who gathered yesterday on the AHDB’s “Spot” monitor farm near Blairgowrie.

Farming

Centre set up to tackle threats to plant health

March 23, 2018

Scottish science is leading the way with the creation of a single point of contact offering access to a network of knowledge, expertise and practical advice in the event of any major threat to the country’s plant health, it was claimed yesterday.

Breaking