Bangladesh Wheat and Maize Research Institute (BWMRI)

Food security
Explainers

Wheat blast is one of the most fearsome and intractable wheat diseases in recent decades. It spreads through infected seeds, crop residues as well as by spores that can travel long distances in the air, posing a major threat to wheat production in tropical areas.

Food security
News

Experts discussed the status of the outbreak, the role of research and applicable measures.

Capacity development
News

Workshop participants learned how to use the latest in technology to identify and keep track of the deadly Wheat Blast disease.