Rothamsted wins medal at the Chelsea Flower Show

The exhibit was entitled "The bees needs" and highlighted the decline of bees in the UK due to land use changes that are depriving them of food and nest sites.

Ingrid Williams and Lizzie Cant

Rothamsted scientists won a Silver-Gilt medal for their exhibit at last week's Chelsea Flower Show. The exhibit, in association with the British Beekeepers Association, was entitled "The bees needs" and highlighted the decline of bees in the UK due to land use changes that are depriving them of food and nest sites.

It also displayed new research which uses a novel combination of satellite technology, field experiments and genetics to investigate what different farmed and surburban habitats offer for bumble bees and explained what you can do in your own garden to conserve bees and benefit from their presence.

‘Illuminating Life: Personal Encounters’ photo-story competition begins

Rothamsted Research launches contest for children and young adults, on the theme of agricultural landscapes and practices.

How do soil bacteria affect agriculture and global climate?

Newly sequenced genomes of soil bacteria in the group Bradyrhizobium help researchers to understand its effects beyond soil.

New research programme set to explore the secrets of profitable crop rotations

Rothamsted Research is one of four major partners involved in new projects aiming to improve crop rotations economically and environmentally.

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