The world’s population has increased from roughly2.5 billion people in 1950 to more than 7 billiontoday (USCB 2013) and is anticipated to exceed9 billion by 2050. This development, in parallelwith global affluence and associated dietary shifts(Alexandratos and Bruinsma 2012; Tilman et al.2011), has been accompanied by a parallel rise indemand for food and other agricultural products(Godfray et al. 2010). Food production is expectedto have to rise by a further 70–100% by 2050(Tilman et al. 2001; Foley et al. 2005; Green etal. 2005).