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  • project . 2022 - 2023
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: BB/X005232/1
    Funder Contribution: 31,840 GBP
    Partners: CABI

    The need to meet the increasing demand for food while growing crops more sustainably is a major global challenge. For more sustainable crop production, there is an urgent need to reduce reliance on synthetic chemical pesticides on farms, as these have led to impoverishe...

  • project . 2020 - 2022
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: ST/V000306/1
    Funder Contribution: 404,262 GBP
    Partners: CABI

    Pests and diseases cause significant losses of crops around the world and is a significant threat to food security. In China the migratory locust affects over 2 million hectares of agricultural land, while in Laos the yellow spined bamboo locust which is widespread acro...

  • project . 2020 - 2025
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: BB/T019700/1
    Funder Contribution: 446,508 GBP
    Partners: CABI

    This project, The UK Crop Microbiome Cryobank (UKCMCB) will establish a total resource of microorganisms and information associated with the microbiome of the UKs major crops. It brings together four leading institutions: Rothamsted Research, CABI, the James Hutton Inst...

  • project . 2016 - 2020
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: ST/N006712/1
    Funder Contribution: 1,211,940 GBP
    Partners: CABI

    The project aims to bring together and produce cutting edge research to provide pest and disease monitoring and forecast information, integrating multi-source (Earth Observation (EO), meteorological and vertical looking radar) to support decision making in the sustainab...

  • project . 2016 - 2017
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/N017838/1
    Funder Contribution: 84,179 GBP
    Partners: CABI

    The problem: The black vine weevil (BVW) is causing havoc for UK soft fruit growers, with estimated losses for strawberry and blueberry alone of £10 million per annum. Its larvae overwinter in the soil and cause tremendous damage to plant roots, ultimately killing...

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