dRenSeq - leading the fight against late blight
A revolutionary diagnostic tool that allows functional resistance gene sequences to be rapidly & confidently detected in all types of Solanum species.
Impact through science
Harnessing the expertise, intellectual properties, facilities and resources of the James Hutton Institute, James Hutton Limited offers commercial customers a comprehensive range of analytical, commercial research, crop science, consultancy and scientific project services.
James Hutton Limited works closely with the food and drink industry in a wide range of capacities including food provenance, authenticity, contamination and traceability.
At the James Hutton Institute's Aberdeen site, a number of services from analytical chemistry laboratories, excel at problem solving for extractive industries.
The James Hutton Institute’s Dundee site is highly regarded as a world-class centre of crop science and research.
Much of the research at the James Hutton Institute leads back to the environment – James Hutton was a leading figure of the Scottish Enlightenment, an eighteenth century golden age of intellectual and scientific achievements.
A leading forensic research and analysis service with unparalleled experience in analysis of soils, waters and other ecological/environmental materials.
James Hutton Limited can help support work such as harbour construction or enlargement, flood defence systems, construction of new buildings, which will require an MS-LOT licence.
The James Hutton Institute, and its predecessor organisations, is synonymous with soils with over 90 years experience of working with soils and farmers, as well as being responsible for the National Soils Database for Scotland.
Techniques providing quantitative and qualitative analysis of organic and inorganic contaminants / pollutants in a variety of matrices including, but not limited to waters, chemicals and soils.
FTIR Spectroscopy is an extremely versatile analytical technique which can provide a chemical fingerprint for a diverse range of both organic and inorganic samples.
X-ray Powder Diffraction (XRPD) can be used to identify crystalline substances, such as most minerals. The James Hutton Institute XRPD team are global specialists in the analysis of clay minerals by this technique.
Molecular Diagnostic tests can detect specific sequences in plant DNA or RNA that may be associated with disease resistance, quality/agronomic traits and varietal issues.
James Hutton Limited manages a number of collaborative projects with industry partners who seek to benefit from scientific research and innovations.
Innovations and resources from the James Hutton Institute, available for your own laboratory or research.
James Hutton Limited is one of eight European partners of the Water Test Network; an ERDF funded project which supports SMEs in North-West Europe (NWE) to test, demonstrate and develop new products for the water sector.
The multi-disciplinary scientific expertise available at the James Hutton Institute is ideally suited to address issues facing the developing renewable energy sector in the UK and internationally.
Breeders and scientists at James Hutton Limited and the James Hutton Institute use advanced breeding techniques supported by world-leading scientific expertise, ensuring the most innovative soft fruit and potato varieties.
Electron Microscopy is an extremely versatile tool which allows the study of both morphology and material composition from virtually all areas of science and technology.
The analysis of a wide range of stable isotopes, bulk and compound specific analysis of light isotopes including, Carbon, Nitrogen, Oxygen and Hydrogen, and heavy isotopes, including Strontium, Neodymium, Samarium and Lead.
Improving science and society through an understanding of variation, uncertainty and risk.
James Hutton Limited is home to Mylnefield Lipid Analysis, a specialist lipid laboratory established at the James Hutton Institute in 1995 by Bill Christie and Frank Gunstone, renowned lipid analysis experts.
Bioinformatics is an interdisciplinary field that involves the development and application of computational methods for the analysis of large-scale biological data ranging.
James Hutton Limited is delighted to share the news that Ribes breeder, Dr Dorota Jarret, has been appointed chair of the International Society for Horticultural Science’s (ISHS), Rubus and Ribes Species and Management working group, a position Dr Jarret is, “privileged and honoured,” to accept. Dr Jarret is the first female to chair the Rubus and Ribes working group and also the youngest to take up the position.
The James Hutton Limited team looks forward to meeting with our potato industry customers and project collaborators at BP2019 in Harrogate next week. A BASIS point will be available on our stand and we’ll be talking a lot about our Molecular Diagnostic capabilities and services.