United Kingdom is a judicial entity state in Europe which lies in the North West coast of Europe which was surrounded by the Atlantic ocean with North Sea to the east. United Kingdom is considered as 11th largest country in Europe.
United Kingdom is approximately 243,610 square kilometres, includes the island of Great Britain, the northeastern one-sixth of the island of Ireland and some smaller surrounding islands. It lies between the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea with the south-east coast coming within 22 miles (35 km) of the coast of northern France, from which it is separated by the English Channel. In 1993 10% of the UK was forested, 46% used for pastures and 25% cultivated for agriculture.
With 69% of the country's land area, employs 1.5% of its workforce (476,000 people) and contributes 0.62% of its gross value added (£9.9 billion). UK with skilled farmers, high technology, fertile soil produces chiefly wheat, oats and barley; root vegetables, pulses, fruits and hay for animal feed.There are a number of Govt aided agricultural colleges are like Royal Agricultural University, Scottish Agricultural College to support for agricultural education and many agriculture journals like The Journal of Agricultural Science:United kingom are there to update the recent advances in the field.
In Physics, Medicine and Chemistry, this island nation produced 118 Nobel laureates. Ralph Riley and Ernest R. Sears for their fundamental research in cytogenetics of wheat, providing the basis for genetic improvement of cereal grains.