Factory conditions could alleviate climate threat to plant production
Plant Factory Cornwall, created by scientists at the University of Plymouth with funding from Agri-Tech Cornwall, aims to use artificial lighting powered by solar energy to create the best possible conditions for fruit and vegetables to flourish.
University benefits from £10m project to enhance use of technology in agriculture
Four research projects based at the University of Plymouth have received funding as part of Agri-Tech Cornwall, a three-year, £10million initiative part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, with match-funding from Cornwall Council
Scientists join forces to boost crop production
Academics from the University of Plymouth have signed a memorandum of understanding with the University of Jeddah to explore joint projects that would allow plants to be grown in controlled conditions in the Middle East
Scientists show cities can serve as a refuge for insect pollinators
Plymouth University news: An international team of scientists have co-authored a report which states that people living in towns and cities can have a major impact on the diversity of insect pollinators surviving and thriving around them