Episode 6 - Biofortified at an early stage: the story of a tuber - with Daniel Wasonga

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Welcome back to The Science Basement Podcast!

This episode takes us to tropical lands where the cassava grows! We talk with Daniel Wasonga, who works at the Department of Agricultural Sciences at the University of Helsinki. His research focuses on reducing the level of cyanide (a toxic substance) and increasing the level of vitamin A in cassava (a tropical tuber).   

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Music by Havelocke


 

Listen to our sixth episode here!