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Orange fleshed sweet potato and lessons for a Code Red crop crisis

Orange fleshed sweet potato and lessons for a Code Red crop crisis

Accelerated crop breeding is needed to tackle spreading plant disease and drought that threatens many African food staples Being a crop breeder in the modern world sometimes feels like being a fire fighter equipped with a very slow truck. The threats to food production, particularly in places like sub-Saharan Africa, spread rapidly as climate change takes hold.

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