Crops that may thrive with less water

For Dr. Kasia Glowacka, becoming a plant scientist was a natural extension of her lifelong love of nature. Today, at her lab at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, she focuses on using new plant breeding methods to develop more water-efficient crops.

She previously worked on an initiative, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, that focused on making small changes to the photosynthesis process to boost plant yields. Innovature talked with Glowacka about her research, why photosynthesis matters and how plant science can improve food security and help guard against the growing impact of climate change.

Read the interview here.


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