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Welcome to SSCR

The Scottish Society for Crop Research functions through its crop sub-committees for combinable and energy crops, potatoes and soft fruit organising indoor and outdoor events to disseminate research findings and other information of relevance to their respective industries.

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SSCR supports the annual Cereals in Practice, Fruit for the Future and Potatoes in Practice field events hosted and organised by The James Hutton Institute.

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SSCR Sub-Committees

Combinable and Energy Crops

Link to the Combinable Crops Sub-committee pageMany facets of the cereal and oilseed rape industry are represented including growers, advisers, agronomists and members of the malting and distilling industries.


Link to the Potato Sub-committee pageRepresenting a significant proportion of the Scottish industry, with members from the agronomy, seed and pre-packing sectors, as well as seed and ware growers.

Soft Fruit

Link to the Soft Fruit Sub-committee pageMuch of the UK’s soft–fruit industry
is represented on the committee, with members drawn from the country’s production, advisory and retail sectors.