Exploring multi-herbicide resistance in black grass
Dr E Pohl
11 January 2019
The global demand for safe and sustainable food production is constantly rising due to global population growth coupled with the global success in fighting extreme poverty which in turn is leading to improved and changed diets.
The Soil Microbial Black Box - Does What’s Inside Matter?
Dr M Giles, Dr E Paterson, Prof L Baggs, Dr R Neilson
4 January 2019
A single gram of soil can harbor in the order of 1010 bacteria and up to 52 000 individual species. However, the role of this diversity in regulating soil functions (e.g.
Domestication of Perennial Plants: Evolution and Dispersal
Dr R Spengler
31 January 2019
Some of the most heavily investigated research topics in the sciences relate to the origins of agriculture. Over the past century and a half, scholars from across several fields of scholarship have dedicated their careers to the questions of when, where, how, and why plants and animals were first domesticated.
Newcastle-Liverpool-Durham Doctoral Training Partnership in Biosciences
The Newcastle-Liverpool-Durham DTP (http://www.nld-dtp.org.uk/) is a strategic Partnership in Biosciences doctoral training between three research-intensive universities in northern cities of great industrial heritage, Newcastle University, the University of Liverpool and Durham University.