Centre for Urban Agriculture

Centre for Urban Agriculture




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Race to create drought tolerant wheat

Collaborative work carried out between Nottingham researchers Dr Lorna McAusland and Professor Erik Murchie, and international NGO CIMMYT has been highlighted in the guardian article 'The race against time to breed a wheat to survive the climate crisis. You can read more about this in The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/jun/12/wheat-breeding-climate-crisis-drought-resistant

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The centre is host to a team of experts exploring and promoting Urban Agriculture and Vertical Farming.


Innovative technologies are used to produce high value, safe and fresh foods.


This landmark conference on Vertical Farming and Urban Agriculture took place in Nottingham, September 2014.


The centre is based at a 100 acre countryside campus in Sutton Bonington.


telephone: +44(0)115 9516293
fax: +44(0)115 9516292
email: email@nottingham.ac.uk