Showcase on ADAS #CropResearch

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ADAS delivers applied research and knowledge transfer, focusing on the development of sustainable and profitable crop production systems.  This includes the implementation of pest, disease and weed management strategies, improving arable and horticultural crop performance, development of biomass and biofuel crops, use of natural plant products in new markets, protection and management of soils and water use and quality.

Showcase on ADAS #CropResearch

Over the next few months we will be showcasing some of the crop research projects which ADAS is involved with.  Our research aims to deliver cost-effective and practical outcomes which deliver real impact for our clients and funders.

Every week we will be adding new case studies to this page so check back to learn more about our research or follow these projects on Twitter @ADASGroup #CropResearch.

If you have a problem you think we can help solve, please contact us at  

Are you interested in working on projects like these? Keep an eye on our current vacancies or send us your CV.

Some of our projects

Latest projects to be showcased Service
Development of a local horticulture strategy Horticulture
Optimising sulphur management (OPTI-S) Crop nutrition
Environmental and Agricultural Resource Efficiency Tool (EAgRET)

Environmental modelling



Projects included in previous updates Service
Minimising nitrous oxide intensities of arable crop products (MIN-NO) Crop nutrition
SCEPTRE Horticulture
Understanding crop tolerance to pest attack Pest management and entomology
Control and monitoring of mangold fly Pest Management and Entomology
Developing triticale into a high yielding and profitable crop for feed and biofuel Crop Physiology
Competitive maize cultivation with reduced environmental impact  Soils
ADAS Pest Evaluation Services Pest Management and Entomology
The Bedding and Pot Plant Centre Horticulture
An assessment, economic valuation and spatial mapping of a range of Ecosystem Services in Sherwood Data Management, Data Analysis and GIS
Increasing the resilience of cereal and oilseed rape production to weather damage Crop Physiology
Inoculated disease tests in wheat Disease Management - Plants
Management for Soil Biology and Soil Health Soils
Modelling fungicide resistance in crop pathogens Disease Management - Plants
Reducing the risk of herbicide resistance in broad-leaved weeds Weed Management


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