NIAB - National Institute of Agricultural Botany

The need for innovation in plant breeding and agronomy has never been greater. With a growing global population agricultural science and technology has a vital role to play in boosting productivity, conserving resources and coping with climate change. A unique national resource, NIAB is well placed to contribute solutions to these challenges. Learn more about NIAB

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National Agronomy Centre

The NAC initiative is our commitment to communication of openly funded agronomic research to the Industry.
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Farming Futures

Farming Futures can help you prepare for the impacts of climate change and the opportunities for your business.
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NIAB LabTest

Expert scientific and analytical services for farmers and industry.
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NIAB TAG Network

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Innovation Farm

Promoting the power of plant genetic innovation, by providing a living, year-round showcase of new crop technology. Visit website...

Future Events

NIAB TAG is holding a number of events at its locations around the UK in 2015.
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ARTIS – Training

Improve your farming skills and knowledge and optimise your crop performance.
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Orson's Oracle

Jim Orson

Black-grass – an apology
23/07/2015 by Jim Orson

" A few weeks back I wrote a blog (Black-grass allelopathy nonsense - posted on 30th April) on my analysis of the very limited and indirect evidence as to whether or not multiple applications of glyphosate to seedling black-grass in ‘false seedbeds’ were beneficial, in ... "

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