Even brief hot spells can damage seed quality – with implications for future food security, writes Professor of Agriculture Richard Ellis in The Conversation.
Most of us would assume that organic food has a lower environmental impact than conventional food – but it’s a bit more complicated than that, says Professor Tom Oliver in…Read More >
A recent paper by Professor Richard Ellis has got seed scientists talking because it is rewriting the textbooks on when a developing seed reaches peak quality. It also exposes possible…Read More >
School of Agriculture, Policy and Development – Autumn 2018 Postgraduate talk on Wheat Responses To Piriformospora Indica Inoculation. This talk will be given by Samer For further information contact Ferdousi…Read More >
The government’s pledge to reduce plastic waste is a step in the right direction – but it’s equally vital to protect our natural resources such as bees, says Professor Simon…Read More >
By Professor Mike Goodman, Professor of Environment and Development/Human Geography, University of Reading. Professor Goodman appeared on BBC Radio 4’s Farming Today on Monday (8 May), to discuss the growth…Read More >
On world food day Professor Richard Tiffin from the University’s Centre for Food Security discusses the challenges faced when meeting the global demand for food. The present debate around how…Read More >
Peter Gregory is Professor of Global Food Security and contributes to building research programmes in the University’s Centre for Food Security. One of his research focuses is in global environmental…Read More >