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Aaron P Davis

Aaron P Davis

Senior Researcher Leader of Crops and Global Change, Kew

Dr Aaron Davis is Senior Research Leader of Crops and Global Change at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, in the United Kingdom. His research is focused on coffee, as documented in a broad range of scientific publications, including those on the naming and classification of coffee species, molecular (DNA) studies, conservation, climate change, agroecology and sustainable development. He is a leading authority on coffee species and has travelled widely in Africa and Madagascar to study coffee plants in the wild and in cultivation. His ongoing work includes the use and development of wild and underutilized coffee species, particularly within the context of climate change adaptation and sensory diversification.