U3A TVN Study Day: “The Science of Food Production in a Changing World Climate”

A couple of group members attended this interesting study day.

The speakers were Dr. Martin Hodson (Oxford Brookes University) and Dr Mary Miller (AgriculturalGenetics, Cambridge).

The talks given were:

  1. What is happening to our climate? (MH)
  2. The effects of temperature & rainfall on agriculture. (MM)
  3. The carbon dioxide fertility effect: friend or foe? (MH)
  4. Can genetic engineering help in food production? (MM)