Rothamsted Research

where knowledge grows

National Capabilities

BBSRC funds a number of national capabilities that are hosted and maintained at Institutes.

The Long Term Experiments:

The long-term experiments, sample archive and eRA database: running since the mid-19th century and provide a unique experimental system and archive

Rothamsted Insect Survey:

The Insect Survey: operates two national networks for monitoring insect populations in the UK.

Pathogen-host interactions Database:

PHI-base: is a database of multiple pathogen-host interactions maintained at Rothamsted Research with considerable input from the international community.

The Farm Platform:

North Wyke (Devon) Farm Platform: a 250ha experimental farming system where inputs and outputs can be accurately measured in situ.