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Surveillance training to control wheat blast in Bangladesh

February 14, 2017

40 wheat pathologists, breeders and agronomists gathered to combat wheat blast at the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) at Gazipur, Bangladesh.

Wheat Blast

March 14, 2016

Wheat blast is one of the most fearsome and intractable wheat diseases in recent decades. It is caused by the fungus Magnaporthe oryzae . Blast directly strikes the wheat ear and can shrivel and defor …