Monthly Archives: October 2021

Pot Size – A Trade-Off Between Utility and Validity

Written by Dominic Hill:  My PhD project – investigating the effects of drought on potato phenotypes – involves the use of a very large, very heavy, multispectral imaging sensor. This sensor weighs around 150 kg and is, for all intents and purposes, a totally immovable object. Thus, I am unable to conduct my research on potato […]

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The Importance of Wild Pollinators

Written by: Keira Dymond. Pollinators are known to contribute significantly to human wellbeing.  They are responsible for about 1/3 of the food we eat, and they are also vital for other wild plant species, thereby helping to maintain the natural environment and functioning ecosystems. It is commonly assumed that most of these pollination services are […]

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