In this video Lorna McAusland, from our School of Biological Sciences, looks at how the University of Essex has responded to the key global challenge of developing crops which use water more efficiently. Ever since Kofi Anan coined the phrase 'more crop per drop' in 2010 scientists all over the world have been seeking new and exciting methods of understanding how plants use water. Lorna explains how scientists at the University have come up with a method of selecting plants that use water more efficiently.

To find out more about our School of Biological Sciences go to: essex.ac.uk/bs/

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