Most crops around the world achieve only a fraction of their potential, so closing the yield gap between potential yield and average yield whilst reducing inputs and pollution is the key challenges for food security
Levity Crop Science develop pioneering agricultural products that improve crop production, reduce waste, increase yields and earn farmers money.
We are industry pioneers of bio-active crop enhancements, we drive new science and technology forward. Alongside agronomists and growers worldwide, we develop and deliver products that exceed current expectations in agriculture. Working intelligently with plants’ natural systems , our technologies enhance production without environmental damage.
We create alternative products that work harder than the competition in terms of both crop yield and waste reduction. Our scientists and partners are world leaders, working directly with you and sharing a united passion for improving crop production.
We are driven to improve the way food is grown, and its effect on the environment. Our products are scientifically proven to work and not mass produced just because they fit the ‘economies of scale’ model. We care about the difference our research is making.
Levity Insights, Is our library of articles all about: Crop Science, Plant Physiology, Agronomy and more…
Maize is a C4 crop, with a metabolism evolved to optimise growth in hot arid conditions. Understanding how this metabolism works can give us an insight into getting higher yields from our fertiliser...
ll crops have their own peculiarities, but none more so than blueberry, a crop that has both metabolic and physiological differences that influence nitrogen use and its effect on growth habit. Here David Marks of Levity Crop Science discusses how...
Tip burn is a serious problem for growers of leafy vegetables, with dead leaf tips caused by low calcium levels rendering crops unsaleable and reducing marketable yield. Though the problem areas are usually low in calcium, the cause of that low calcium can be due to...
Calcium & how to use it better Good calcium levels in potato tubers can reduce multiple quality problems including Internal Rust Spot (IRS), internal browning and hollow heart. Calcium also plays a role in reducing susceptibility to bruising and post-harvest...
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At Levity we believe that science can help farmers produce better crops with lower inputs. We have four main areas of research expertise and these research programmes are helping to change the way farmers grow crops.
Levity’s science is helping to make fertiliser more effective. By understanding how plants pick up and metabolise fertiliser we are able to create products with much lower rates – better for farmers and for the environment.
The weather is the single biggest driver in crop yield and quality. Levity scientists use knowledge of how plants react to adverse growing conditions to create products that help them cope with stress – giving farmers new ways to maintain good yield and quality even in bad growing growing conditions.
Fruit and vegetable growers need to meet high standards of crop quality, Levity develop products that improve taste, shelf life and colour and that reduce physiological disorders. Framers using Levity products have better marketable yields with more production meeting the best grades .
Healthy plants need lower amounts of pesticides. Crop nutrition has a large impact on crop health and Levity’s research is helping to develop products that make plants more healthy, reducing the amount of disease.
We research and develop game changing technologies for a changing world.
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Stabilising Urea Amine Nitrogen Increases Potato Tuber Yield by Increasing Chlorophyll Content, Reducing Shoot Growth Rate and Increasing Biomass Partitioning to Roots and Tubers Potato Research 2019, doi:10.1007/s11540-019-09436-x Authors Wilkinson, S.,...
Calcium Absorption in strawberry, the link between polar-auxin transport, ripening and fruit firmness Conference: NJF Conference on horticulture 2019, Tartu, Estonia, June 2019 Authors David Marks, Sally Wilkinson, Anna Weston Levity Crop Science Ltd.,...
Influence of foliar stabilised nitrogen on potato tuber yield Proceedings Crop Production In Northern Britain, 2018, Conference: Crop Production In Northern Britain, Aberdeen, UK, ISSN 0260-485X, Vol 2018, Pg 225-230 Authors David Marks, Sally Wilkinson, Anna Weston...
Stabilising urea nitrogen enhances flowering, nitrogen use efficiency, and growth habit for stress tolerance in ornamental plants Journal of Horticulture and Postharvest Research, Article 2, Volume 2, Issue 1 - Serial Number 3, Winter and Spring 2019, Page 13-30...
At Levity we have a vision. By understanding plants, protecting the environment and lifting crop yileds we are helping to improve the way crops are grown.
Our unique appraoch to product development has produced products used by growers around the world meet the challenges they face with products developed especially for their needs.
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Best Innovation in Indoor Farming Award
Global Forum for Innovation in Agriculture (GFIA) Europe 2018
Winners Innovative Business Award 2017
Red Rose Awards 2017
Winners Innovative Business Award 2018
Red Rose Awards 2018
Winners Growing Business Award 2018
Wyre Business Awards 2018
Winners Innovation Business of the Year 2018
Wyre Business Awards 2018
Winners Exporter of the Year 2018
Northern Powerhouse Export Awards 2018