Flower power: making crops better at being pollinated

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By 2050, the global population is estimated to hit 10 billion, and we're going to need to feed them all. Around a third of our food depends on pollinating insects, but they're in decline. Hamish Symington explores how food relies on insects, and how research at the Department of Plant Sciences aims to make flowers more efficient at being pollinated, helping to feed all those mouths in future.

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