ADAS is home to the largest horticulture applied research group in the UK. We are also the only UK based group of consultants who provide impartial advice to growers in the soft fruit, vegetable, protected edible and ornamental sectors. Our team is dedicated to delivering the sustainable intensification of horticulture production systems.

We are also the only laboratory currently offering a growing media analysis and design service.

Our work covers five themes:

  • Chemicals
  • Nutrients
  • Substrates and growing media
  • Technology
  • Breeding and propagation

We work with all points of the supply chain to form an essential link between growers, wider industry, the research community and Government policy.

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