Two hybrid wheat varieties that are resistant to stem rust disease are set to be released to Kenyan farmers later this year. Mandeep Randham, wheat breeder and geneticist at International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center said that the two varieties, ‘Kenya Jacana’ and ‘Kenya Kasuku’ have high yields and resistant to stem rust disease known as U99. Read more here.
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Scientists set to release stem rust resistant wheat varieties in Kenya
CIMMYT scientist says wheat varieties to be released in Kenya have high yields and are resistant to stem rust U99.
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