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2014 Soft Fruit Winter Meeting and Information Day

The Scottish Society for Crop Research (SSCR) and Bulrush Horticulture Limited are holding a joint Information Day and Soft Fruit Winter Meeting at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Dundee on 20 February 2014. The day is free and open to anyone in the soft fruit industry and other interested parties. Basis and NRoSO points have been applied for and will be available to attendees on the day.


Registration and coffee is from 9.30am before the meetings starts with an introduction. There will be various opportunities throughout the day to visit the trade stands and lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Speakers and topics on the day include:

  • Breeding for fruit quality- Linking phenotype to genotype
    Julie Graham, James Hutton Institute
  • New Developments in Crop Nutrition and Crop Enhancement
    Richard Cameron, Omex
  • Developing tools for a successful UK blueberry industry
    Susan McCallum, James Hutton Institute
  • Technical Update on Biopesticides
    Terry Horseman, Fargro
  • Packaging and Agronomy
    Lee Cooper, H L Hutchison
  • Spotting Spotted Wing Drosophila in Scotland
    Gaynor Malloch, James Hutton Institute
  • Harvest Manager Mobile
    Andy Crokey, Woodstar
  • An update from the UKRBC raspberry breeding programme
    Nikki Jennings, Mylnefield Research Services Ltd.
  • Presenting research project results
    Scott Raffle, HDC.


This event is free of charge, but attendees are requested to pre-register.

Please confirm your attendance to:

Sharon Neilson
Events Co-ordinator
The James Hutton Institute
Dundee DD2 5DA
Tel: 01382 568 750
Email: events@hutton.ac.uk

The full agenda for the day is available below.