Reading, UK

The research field in the UK was established in 2022 in the University of Reading farm in Sonning, Berkshire. It is managed by our UK partners at UREAD.

Pedo-climatic zone

  • Sandy loam
  • Temperate oceanic


  • Winter wheat intercropped with faba bean (50:50)
  • Spring wheat intercropped with lupin (50:50)
  • Spring wheat intercropped with soybean (50:50)

Intercrop configuration: alternate row

Parameters that will be measured

  • Crop yield (quantity and quality)
  • Soil physico-chemical properties
  • Greenhouse gas emissions
  • Nitrate leaching