This blog series from the Future Food Beacon at the University of Nottingham explores the Palaeobenchmarking Resilient Agricultural Systems (PalaeoRAS) research project. The PalaeoRAS project seeks to understand how crops responded to climate stress in the past and might respond in the future.
The blog series includes:
- Indigenous Farming in Mexico and Belize - An interview with Karla Hernandez-Aguilar
- Agricultural systems in The Fertile Crescent - An interview with Ali Ben Mustapha
- Droughts and their effects on agriculture - An interview with Amit Kumar
- Computer Vision and plants - An interview with Bowen Deng
- Modelling ancient Mayan farming - An interview with Rik Rutjens
- How do plant roots respond to higher temperatures? - An interview with Aneesh Lale
- Reconstructing the ecosystems of the past - An interview with Annegreet Veeken
- Screening heat tolerance in rice plants - An interview with John Ferguson
Read more about the PalaeoRAS project here. See also the Table explainer Impacts of climatic and environmental change on food systems.