School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development

Staff Profile

Dr Paul Bilsborrow

Senior Lecturer


Roles and Responsibilities

DPD for BSc Agriculture Degree


Research Interests

Biomass and renewable energy from agriculture.

Anaerobic Digestion
Crop improvement.
Crop nutrition and environmental stress.
Sustainable agriculture.
Sulphur nutrition of oilseed rape, sugar beet, cereals and garlic.
Changes in gene expression induced by nutrient deficiency and environmental stress.

Esteem Indicators

January 2008 - Editorial Board member  for Journal of Agricultural Science

July 2012-  Senior Editor Journal of Agricultural Science  


Undergraduate Teaching

ACE1030 Mans Uses of Plants (Module Leader)
ACE1022 Crop Pests (Module Leader)
ACE2018 Arable Crops (Module Leader)
ACE2024 Principles of Agronomy and Crop Improvement
ACE3023 Combinable Crops (Module Leader)
ACE3037 Crop Pests Field Course (Module Leader)
ACE3034 Applied Crop Protection (Module Leader)
ACE3098 Agriculture Dissertation (Module Leader)

Postgraduate Teaching

SPG8008 Biomass and Waste Technology (Module Leader)
SPG8014 Renewable Energy Resources & Technology II (Module Leader)