A new article in Planta attempts to help preserve a tree that has survived in the Sahara for thousands of years.
A long disagreement over the origins of millet farming in Africa may have been solved by combining genetics with archaeological evidence.
What does it mean to work towards Sustainable Development? Pat Heslop-Harrison, editor of Annals of Botany, has been discussing the issue in Brussels with European stakeholders.
Cassava is often seen as a poor cousin in the world’s staple crops but is vitally important in sub-Saharan Africa.