Graduate releases two sweet potato varieties
High hopes for South African cassava project
The African Centre for Crop Improvement is poised to become a key player in a move to kick-start large-scale cassava production in South Africa.
PhD student advances work on breeding climate-smart wheat
The clamour for action around climate change has never been louder, but few would imagine that this action includes getting up early to emasculate plants.
AGRA funds two-year study of ACCI impact
Millions of dollars have been spent on training the ACCI’s 120 PhD graduates since 2006. Has it been worth it?
The “Climate Crisis” – Adjusting to a New Future
Prof Mark Laing (director of the ACCI) is a Plant Pathologist, Plant Breeder and inventor. In this lecture on the Climate Crisis topic, he paints a picture of the new world that is most likely to develop in the next 30 to 120 years, and will have an impact on all of us, and future generations.
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