Credit:  Brian Moline/Illinois Public Media

Credit:  Brian Moline/Illinois Public Media

Illinois Public Media News:

Ripe Project in the news

In the news you will find details of how the Ripe Project through its research in photosynthesis is increasing plant productivity.

In the photo: I am explaining my soybean research that studies how canopy architecture can affect plant productivity by increasing light interception efficiency.

https://will.illinois.edu/news/story/ripe-project-shows-off-progress-in-photosynthesis-research

 

  Credit: Lily Strelich

Credit: Lily Strelich

Communicating the IMPORTANCE of science TO policymakers

Interviewed about my experience in the Congressional Visit Day (organized by the American Geophysical Union), for an article at the EOS newspaper.

https://eos.org/agu-news/agu-members-share-their-science-on-capitol-hill

 

 

CLIMATE CHANGE RESEARCH IN AGRICULTURE

Interviewed about my research on the effects of high temperature and elevated CO2 in crops, for the article “A Warming Planet Struggles to Feed Itself” by Justin Gillis, The New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/05/science/earth/05harvest.html?ref=temperaturerising

Interviewed about the visit of the writer Justin Gillis from the New York Times, by the IGB news reporter. http://www.life.illinois.edu/plantbio/Documents/IGB-News-0411.pdf

 Adapted from: Ruiz Vera U.M. PhD.  Impacts of global warming and rising atmospheric CO2 concentrations on physiology, development and productivity of Midwestern crops.  Thesis, Chapter 1. https://www.ideals.illinois.edu/handle/2142/50475

Adapted from: Ruiz Vera U.M. PhD. Impacts of global warming and rising atmospheric CO2 concentrations on physiology, development and productivity of Midwestern crops. Thesis, Chapter 1. https://www.ideals.illinois.edu/handle/2142/50475