HC Deb 20 March 1962 vol 656 cc27-8W
Mr. Watkins

asked the Parliamentary Secretary for Science what research stations for agricultural purposes there are in Wales and Monmouthshire, Scotland and England, respectively.

Mr. Denzil Freeth

The following is a list of the state-aided agricultural research institutes and of the Agricultural Research Council's institutes, which, irrespective of their situation, undertake research for agriculture throughout Great Britain.

Wales and Monmouthshire

  • Wales Plant Breeding Station, Aberystwyth.


  • Animal Breeding Research Organisation, Edinburgh and out stations.
  • Animal Diseases Research Association, Moredun Institute, Gilmorton, Edinburgh.
  • Hannah Dairy Research Institute, Kirkhill. Ayr.


  • Hill Farming Research Organisation, Edinburgh and out stations.
  • Macaulay Institute for Soil Research, Craigiebuckler, Aberdeen.
  • National Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Scottish Station, Bush Estate, near Edinburgh.
  • Poultry Research Centre, Edinburgh.
  • Rowett Research Institute, Bucksburn, Aberdeen.
  • Scottish Horticultural Research Institute, Mylnefield, Invergowrie, Dundee.
  • Scottish Plant Breeding Station, Bush Estate, near Edinburgh.


  • Agricultural and Horticultural Research Station, Long Ashton, Bristol.
  • Agricultural Research Council Field Station, Compton, Berks.
  • Ditton Laboratory, Larkfield, Maidstone, Kent.
  • East Mailing Research Station, Maidstone, Kent.
  • Glasshouse Crops Research Institute, Rustington, Sussex.
  • Grassland Research Institute, Hurley, Berks.
  • Hop Research Centre, Wye College, Ash-ford, Kent.
  • Houghton Poultry Research Station, Houghton, Huntingdon.
  • Institute of Animal Physiology, Babraham, Cambridge.
  • John Innes Institute, Bayfordbury, Hertford.
  • Low Temperature Research Station, Cambridge.
  • National Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Wrest Park, Silsoe, Beds.
  • National Institute for Research in Dairying, Shinfield, Berks.
  • National Vegetable Research Station, Wellesbourne, Warwick.
  • Pest Infestation Laboratory, Slough, Bucks.
  • Plant Breeding Institute, Trumpington, Cambridge.
  • Radiobiological Laboratory, Letcombe Regis, Berks.
  • Research Institute (Animal Virus Diseases), Pirbright, Surrey.
  • Rothampsted Experimental Station, Harpenden, Herts.
  • Weed Research Organisation, Begbroke Hill, Kidlington, Oxford.