ADAS provides evidence and interpretation to help develop and guide disease management by chemical, genetic and biological approaches. Our expertise covers all areas of disease management on the major crops, from leading multi-organisation collaborative research to strategic consultancy.
Our team of plant disease specialists lead the way in applied research for agriculture. Our approach combines an understanding of disease biology with plant physiology to ensure effective protection of arable crops. A key feature of pathology in ADAS is an understanding of practical disease management with an appreciation of the wider implications within agriculture, the environment and the food chain.
Assessing and interpreting complex information in relation to the wider context provides us with a unique edge. The combination of this knowledge along with the dynamic links across all areas of crop protection, agronomy and farming systems gives us the ability to provide targeted solutions to suit any client need.
We work for levy boards, government and industry organisations, often in collaboration with partner organizations and institutions. Our role stretches beyond scientific research, with ADAS acting as a key industry influencer. ADAS is able to bridge the gap between applied research and the agricultural industry by transferring knowledge to ensure that industry benefits from the results of research.
Our services include:
- ORETO field trials (efficacy)
- Resistance management
- Strategic project management
- Glasshouse and small compartment studies
- Controlled environment studies
- Laboratory studies and experiments
- Model development and disease forecasting
- Agronomy support
- National surveys