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New tools to breed cereal crops that survive flooding

Scientists at The University of Nottingham have identified the mechanism used by plants in stress conditions to sense low oxygen levels and used advanced breeding techniques to reduce yield loss in…

From  Lindsay Brooke on February 6th, 2015 0 likes 203 plays 0  

Gold at Chelsea for The University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham won the RHS Best Environment Exhibit Award at the 100th Chelsea Flower Show for its stand highlighting the challenges of global food security. In the words of Alan…

From  Digital Communications on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 78 plays 0  

Global Food Security and Efficient Plants

How are scientists working to double global food production by 2050? The University of Nottingham is producing world-class research into producing nutrition-efficient plants, as part of a wider look…

From  Digital Communications on June 14th, 2013 0 likes 21 plays 0  

Global Food Security

The University of Nottingham understands the diversity of factors that contribute to making food security one of the most important global issues today. Will you help us to identify environmentally,…

From  Digital Communications on May 28th, 2013 0 likes 63 plays 0  

Detecting Diseases in Coconuts

Professor Matt Dickinson explains how this research has led to the development of a transportable device which can detect harmful pathogens in coconut trees and other plants. Video by Debs Storey…

From  Digital Communications on May 16th, 2013 0 likes 4 plays 0