Researchers urge donor agencies to support the dissemination of new blast-resistant, biofortified wheat in Bangladesh.
Experts discussed the status of the outbreak, the role of research and applicable measures.
Policy to encourage alternative crops for wheat farmers in South Asia a short-term solution at best, say CIMMYT researchers
Workshop participants learned how to use the latest in technology to identify and keep track of the deadly Wheat Blast disease.
The first blast resistant wheat variety has been released in Bangladesh.
On 11-12 September, 61 scientists from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal convened in Kathmandu, Nepal, for the 6th Wheat Breeding Review Meeting of the Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA) objective 4 program.