Bangladesh Wheat and Maize Research Institute (BWMRI)
Cross-regional collaboration brings wheat blast protection to farmers in Bangladesh and Brazil.
Researchers join government officials and other stakeholders to discuss collaborative research and development activities in Bangladesh.
A video to be aired on Bangladeshi television shows farmers how to identify the pest and manage a potential infestation.
A new video dramatizes the human stakes of the battle against fall armyworm and shows how techniques developed by CIMMYT and partners are helping farmers beat the pest.
Genomic-wide association study evaluated samples from Bolivia and Bangladesh for blast-resistant genes.
Researchers in Zambia confirm the arrival of this devastating fungal disease to the African continent.
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.
Experts discussed the status of the outbreak, the role of research and applicable measures.
Workshop participants learned how to use the latest in technology to identify and keep track of the deadly Wheat Blast disease.