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Glen Mor; The New Raspberry that Gives More

Among the three new raspberry varieties James Hutton Limited has released to soft fruit growers in 2020, Glen Mor is the floricane raspberry variety the industry has been waiting for, with genetic marker Rub118b conferring resistance to raspberry root rot, Phytophthora Rubi.

Creating Better Barley for Ethiopia

Barley is grown by 4 million Ethiopian farmers and is used for food, feed and as a cash crop. At the James Hutton Institute, researcher, Girma Fana, is examining the genetic diversity of Ethiopian barleys to improve food security in his home country.

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24 Aug 2020 9am - 28 Aug 2020 6pm


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