Technology is changing how plant diseases are recognised and dealt with by small scale farmers in Africa.
Cassava is a key food source in tropical countries, but yields have been flat for decades. New genetic research is identifying many options for boosting production of this valuable staple crop.
Rapid genetic disease screening will be the key to saving East Africa's crops - just as it was during West Africa's ebola crisis.
The cassava crop, a staple food of Southeast Africa, is now considered unsafe for human consumption. The research led by…