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Category Archives: RHS research
Editor’s note: For the first time we have a plant so popular that two different institutions have offered a blog on it. They take a different approach so here you have both: one from Manchester Museum, the other from the … Continue reading
By Jordan Bilsborrow and Kálmán Könyves Daffodils are very popular garden plants and an important commercial crop both as bulbs and as cut flowers. Our fascination with these very charming spring flowers has led to many cultural links in literature … Continue reading
The RHS’ annual horticultural lecture took place yesterday, Thursday 10th November. This event has grown in stature each year I have attended, since beginning my PhD back in 2013.
This weeks BSPP conference was followed by the first ever BSPP study group. Attended mainly by PhD students, the three-day workshop intended to address challenging plant pathology issues the world must act on in order to make the most of … Continue reading
Food security, Biosecurity and Trade; the role of plant health It was a long week. Long, but hugely rewarding. It all kicked off with an early morning train to Oxford and an extended bike ride around this wonderful city as some wrong … Continue reading
This week I attended the joint meeting of the British Mycological Society and the Microbiology Society entitled The Dynamic fungus. It certainly lived up to its name.
The powdery mildew survey has appeared in the July 2016 edition of ‘The Rock Garden‘, a journal disseminated by the Scottish Rock Garden Club.