Cranfield experts are using our unique soil datasets and sensor-based diagnostics to provide new solutions for improving precision agriculture and soil health. We are investigating atmospheric emissions to understand their impact on the environment. We create innovative plant breeding and food storage solutions to better utilise resources and reduce waste. We lead strategic thinking to help identify risks and opportunities in our environment and across food supply chains.
Advanced Sequencing Informatics
Develop a system-level view of biological systems and their response
Food Chain Systems
Food diagnostics and the role of monitoring and analysis in food quality, safety, and management.
Plant-Based Food Quality
Understanding how biochemical composition of plant-based foods and beverages determines quality and value
Food Quality Management
An overview of the food quality legal framework and examples of its application
Future Food Sustainability
Principles of Sustainability
How society and businesses can best meet social and economic development objectives
The science of soils and plants driving the water, carbon and nitrogen cycles in terrestrial systems
Practical applications and tools for developing, managing and analysing ‘Big Data’, to better deliver food security.
Plant-based technologies which can be used to advance sustainable crop production and food security
Food Chain Resilience
Supply chain management critical to improving the overall resilience of the global food supply network.