“Here in Scotland, we are seeing a rapid rise in land infected by plant parasitic nematodes, posing a very real threat to growers.” Eric Anderson, Senior Agronomist at Scottish Agronomy
A five-year, £3.7m research project involving scientists from across the UK and partners across Europe will assess the risk that climate change poses to our peatlands and create the capability to better manage these important ecosystems.
“Any recommendations or polices should recognise that life is considerably different in each island group and that different age groups, too, have distinct experiences of island life.”
Most PPE materials are single use, contain plastics, are not easily recyclable and end up in our landfills, or worse yet, discarded into the environment.
The survey is being sent to 20,000 island residents, including Na h-Eileanan Siar, Orkney Islands, Shetland Islands and islands situated within the local authorities of Argyll and Bute, Highland and North Ayrshire.
The restoration of native oyster beds in Scotland has the potential to be worth £3.5m
The largest ever gathering a plant experts is taking place at the International Society for Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions World Congress at Glasgow’s SECC
“In addition, developing the next generation of water leaders will bring fresh perspectives on cutting edge science and supports the wider ambition to enhance Scotland’s talent base.”
Milder winters may cause blackcurrant crops to flower later in the year, produce fewer fruit, and over repeated years and have a reduced plant lifespan.
The first ever conference about bere barley is being held in Orkney today (Thursday 29th June) at UHI Orkney College.