John Innes Centre

  • New research suggests that it may be possible to engineer cauliflower, broccoli, rapeseed, and other crops, so they're better suited to farming in a world beset by climate change. ​The key is in the gene that influences how these plants release their seeds.
  • Science
    ​​Our planet is expected to host an extra two billion people by 2050, making food security a real issue. Researchers are now reporting an advance in a field known as speed breeding, which relies on intense lighting regimes to raise crops several times faster.