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Bumble bee on flower
Neonicotinoid ban puts IPM in the spotlight

EU member states recently voted to widen the partial ban of three key neonicotinoid insecticides to cover all outdoor crops; putting pressure on growers to find alternative methods of pest control...

SSCR Potato Commitee Winter Meeting

Presentations on:  Integrated Pest Management of Potato at the Hutton - Jennie Brierley

                            Plant Health Centre of Expertise - Ian Toth

Crop Protection Northern Britain 2018

The James Hutton Institute presented aspects of their IPM research, including:

  • Research on Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for potatoes  Ian Toth, Alison Lees, Jennie...
Parasitoid wasp and aphid
PhD in Biodiversity of Parasitoid Networks and the Impact on Aphid Biocontrol

The James Hutton Institute is currently seeking applicants to undertake a PhD that will focus on aphid parasitoids and their hyper-parasitoids. The studentship is funded under the James Hutton...

Microbe-induced Resistance to Agricultural Pests
PhD positions in MSC-ITN project MiRA

The James Hutton Institute is a beneficiary partner on the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network project ‘MiRA: Microbe-induced Resistance to Agricultural pests’, which started on 1st...

XV Meeting of the IOBC-WPRS
XV Meeting of the IOBC-WPRS

The West Palaeartic Regional Section of the International Organisation for Biological and Integrated Control (IOBC), of which the James Hutton Institute is a corporate member, will organize a...

Agroecological Crop Protection training course
Agroecological Crop Protection training course

Drawing on the experience and teaching resources of ENDURE, a five-day training...

Crop Production Northern Britain 2018

CPNB: Dundee: 27 - 28 February 2018.

The James Hutton Institute will be presenting aspects of their IPM research,...

Raspberries damaged by beetle
IPM Case Studies: Berry Crops

Prof. Nick Birch, one of the James Hutton Institute's key members of staff leading Integrated Pest and Disease Management Research, has...