School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

Staff Profile

Dr Paul Bilsborrow

Senior Lecturer


Roles and Responsibilities

DPD for BSc Agriculture Degree


Research Interests

Sustainable production in conventional and organic cropping systems

Genetic diversity of crop species - novel and underutilised species and genotypes.

Optimising agronomic management for enhanced crop quality and nutritional profile - organic fertilisers, biofortification

Biomass and renewable energy from agriculture - biofuels, biomass, AD optimisation.


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)