Projects

We are involved with many plant science projects, both local and international at UC Davis and University of Southampton. Funded through a mixture of sources we carry out academic research through funding bodies such as BBSRC, NERC, Supergen, along with commercially funded research through Vitacress and Barfoots. Click the project titles below to find out more.

 

Current projects:

Addressing Valuation of Energy and Nature Together

 

 

 

Measurement and Analysis of Bioenergy Greenhouse Gases: Integrating GHGs into LCAs and the UK Biomass Value Chain Modelling Environment

 

 

Watbio: Development of improved perennial non-food biomass and bioproduct crops for water-stressed environments

 

 

 

Vitacress: More Crop Per Drop

Vitacress: Salad leaf microbiome

Vitacress: Watercress research

 

 

Barfoots: Sweetcorn post-harvest

 

 

 

Spitfire: Plant adaptation to elevated CO2

 

Previous projects:

Carbo-BioCrop

EnergyPoplar

Evoltree

Eurochar

Expeer

UKERC Mapping Biomass

Global ecosystem service footprint for UK biofuel

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