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29 Jul 2013
A plant used by farmers in Africa to control pest insects occurs in two varieties. Only one is effective, and many farmers are growing the wrong type.0 likes
10 Jul 2013
Through its yam research programme, RBG Kew is providing scientific data contributing to improving food security and conserving yam diversity in some of the lowest GDP per capita countries.0 likes
26 Mar 2013
Researchers untangle the names of spiny wild aubergines.2 likes
06 Mar 2013
Critically endangered black rhino have recently been reintroduced to the North Luangwa National Park in Zambia. Paul Smith, an expert in the vegetation of the area, is helping to identify the plant species that Rhinos rely on for their survival.
01 Nov 2012
A mobile application is being developed to identify species of Indigofera in the field in Southern Africa.0 likes
19 Jul 2012
Researchers have investigated why there are more species of Gladiolus in the Cape of southern Africa than in the Mediterranean Basin.0 likes
28 Mar 2012
A plant in Kew’s Temperate House has been found to contain compounds toxic to thrips.3 likes
21 Mar 2012
A recent publication defines and characterises the coastal dry forests found in northern Mozambique and assesses their present extent, botanical composition and conservation importance.1 like