Fight against viruses, also in defense of maize and our food

B.M. Prasanna, director of CIMMYT's Global Maize Program and the CGIAR Research Program on Maize, discusses the viral disease maize lethal necrosis.

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A first outbreak of maize lethal necrosis was found in Kenya in 2011 and researchers immediately became active because they knew that timely action was needed to prevent irreparable damage. This viral disease was decimating maize fields and spreading rapidly in east Africa through contaminated insects and seeds.

Read more here: https://www.ledonnedelfood.it/lotta-ai-virus-anche-in-difesa-del-mais-e-del-nostro-cibo/