Challenge: Combating disease in deep-water hydroponic systems is a battle that remains to be won. Root diseases can be caused by a multitude of factors including contaminated water or insufficient aeration ... ...read more
Last year ended on a high for the CHAP team with the UK Agri-Tech centre landing its first international project as part of the Innovate UK Agri-Tech Catalyst Round 8: Agriculture and Food Systems Innovation ... ...read more
One of CABI’s global programmes is Plantwise, a plant clinic network run by trained plant doctors, where farmers can find practical plant health advice. Plant clinics work just like clinics for human ... ...read more
Vertical farming is a relative newcomer to the agricultural industry, the idea having been first proposed in the late 20th century by Dickson Despommier, a professor of public health at Columbia University ... ...read more
As a relatively new member to CHAP I have been very impressed with the help and support it offers - it has opened up a wide range of opportunities in terms of project development, resource support and in particular networking which is invaluable for a small business. I have already attended two events and look forward to participating in these projects and future events going forward. A great investment!- John Haywood, Director, Unium Bioscience Ltd.
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