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Professor Jonathan Lynch

Jonathan Lynch is a Professor of Plant Nutrition at Penn State University and a Chair in Root Biology at the University of Nottingham, as well as Director of the USAID Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Climate Resilient Beans. His research focuses on developing crops with greater tolerance to drought and low soil fertility in order to improve food security in developing nations, improve agricultural sustainability in rich nations, and to mitigate the effects of global climate change.


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