African Tea Breeders Get Boost in the Lab


Doctoral student Pelly Malebe is part of a growing movement of researchers working to supplement the work of traditional tea breeders in the laboratory by identifying key traits, such as drought resistance, in tea plants.
  • Africa:  Exploring the Genotype of the Tea Plant

    Regional Initiative in Science and Education, 11 February 2013

    Raising and exporting black tea is an activity of major importance in Africa today; Africa has become the world's second largest tea exporting region after India. read more »

Tea fields at Kiambethu Farm in Kenya.

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