The team behind the GM camelina field trial is hopeful the first year of the four-year experiment has been a success.

Less than four months since it was sown by hand, the 8m by 8m crop was harvested at Rothamsted Research HQ in Hertfordshire on Friday (5 September).

See also: Genetically modified crop harvested at Rothamsted

In this video, lead scientist Johnathan Napier and head of farms Stephen Goward discuss the agronomic challenges of growing the crop this year and the next steps for determining its success.