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 (Blog)

    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.