(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) Danforth Center's disease-resistant cassava tuber, key to feeding Africa, cleared for final trial

Dr. Nigel Taylor, Associate Member and Dorothy J. King Distinguished Investigator, spoke with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about VIRCA Plus disease-resistant cassava receiving approval for environmental release for the purpose of conducting National Performance Trials in Kenya.

Kenyan farmer holding cassava roots

Read the full article to learn how Dr. Nigel Taylor and team were able to develop this new disease-resistant crop variety.