A level biology students visit Tangmere

A level biology students visit Tangmere

18 A-level biology students from St Philip Howard School swapped their classroom to spend the afternoon in a unique learning environment; a 10.5ha pepper glasshouse. The purpose of the visit was to illustrate key concepts through real-life examples and discover how environmental factors can affect a plant’s rate of photosynthesis. The science of growing food Listening to a talk by Crops Manager,… leer más

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Tangmere supports student research in crop protection

Tangmere supports student research in crop protection

Sara King, who studies BSc (Hons) Agriculture with Crop Management at Harper Adams University will be investigating how best to control aphid in food crops. Mark Knight Technical Crops Manager for Tangmere said: “Aphid is a common pest that threatens our pepper crops. We are delighted to support Sara with the plants needed for her research and to improve knowledge of how we respond to pest problems.”… leer más

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