More crop per drop: re-engineering root system architecture for improved water uptake
School of Biology
Dr S Kepinski, Prof W Harwood
20 December 2018
The rising world population and increasingly conspicuous effects of climate change mean that increases in food production of ~60% must be achieved through a sustainable intensification of agriculture over the next two-three decades .
How do changes in the land surface influence climate?
Dr L Garcia-Carreras, Prof G Vaughan, Prof D Schultz
6 February 2019
Land-use change represents an important component of anthropogenic climate change, with nearly 40% of the Earth’s ice-free surface already converted to cropland or pasture.