Ash trees which can resist the killer dieback fungus may be more vulnerable to attacks by insects, says University of Warwick researcher.
Brussels sprouts will remain safely in our Christmas dinners, thanks to University of Warwick research giving them natural defences against devastating crop diseases.
Food security is at the heart of a new doctoral training collaboration between the University of Warwick and Waitrose, thanks to an award from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC).
On Saturday 10th July the spotlight is on horticulture at The Warwick HRI Open Day.
Lord Whitty and Professor David VandeLinde are visiting the Wellesbourne site of Warwick HRI on Friday 19 March to sign the formal Change of Control document.
The University’s acquisition of the Wellesbourne and Kirton sites of Horticulture Research International (HRI) marks the biggest transfer of assets and staff to the University since the acquisition of Westwood a quarter of a century ago. Taking the two sites together, almost 600 acres of land and over 200 staff will be transferred to University ownership and management from 1 April 2004.
Last Sunday a group of 7 volunteers ventured into Tocil Woods to clear the marshland of brush and small trees and to create a natural fence around it so as to preserve the bio-diversity that it supports.
The University has recently signed a Joint Record of Progress with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and Horticulture Research International (HRI). The document sets out the terms of the agreement on the proposed merger of HRI Wellesbourne and Kirton with the University.
The University and Horticultural Research International (HRI) welcome today's ministerial announcement that the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has reached agreement with the University about the future of HRI Wellesbourne and Kirton.