|Headquarters||Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, England|
|Key people||Mr. A W D Pexton, Chairman and Dr Tina Barsby, Chief Executive Officer|
|Patron||HM Queen Elizabeth II|
|Products||Trials & Evaluation, Seed Certification, Plant Breeders Rights (PBR), Laboratory Services, Research and Training courses, Seed Testing, Subscription services and Publications.|
The NIAB Group
The NIAB group consists of:
- NIAB EMR - a horticultural and agricultural research institute at East Malling, Kent, with a specialism in fruit and clonally propagated crop production. Joined the NIAB Group in 2016.
- NIAB CUF - a potato agronomy unit. Joined the NIAB Group in 2013.
- NIAB TAG
- BCPC - promotes the use of science and technology in the understanding and application of effective, sustainable crop production. Acquired by NIAB in 2018.
NIAB was founded in 1919 by Sir Lawrence Weaver, celebrating its centenary in 2019.
The original Huntingdon Road HQ was opened in 1921, by King George V and Queen Mary.
NIAB operates 11 regional centres throughout England:
- Morley (Norfolk)
- East Malling (Kent)
- Sutton Scotney (Hampshire)
- Newton Abbot and Plumber Farm (Devon)
- Telford (Shropshire),
- Benniworth and Kirton (Lincolnshire)
- Headley Hall (Yorkshire)
A 12th centre is expected to open at Cirencester (Gloucestershire) in 2020.
- "News and Events - NEWS: Boost for UK crop science as NIAB and EMR join forces". www.niab.com. Retrieved 2019-11-12.
- "News and Events - NEWS: Cambridge University Farms Potato Agronomy Unit to transfer to NIAB". www.niab.com. Retrieved 2019-11-12.
- "News and Events - NEWS: BCPC partners with NIAB to boost provision of independent agri-science information". www.niab.com. Retrieved 2019-11-12.
- "News and Events - NEWS: NIAB acquires south-west field trials business". www.niab.com. Retrieved 2019-11-12.
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