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Identifying and Developing Improved Tropical Maize Germplasm with Native Resistance to Fall Armyworm in Sub-Saharan Africa

Following the recent emergence and rapid spread of the fall armyworm (FAW) pest in Africa, the Breeding for Resistance to Fall Armyworm in Africa project is beginning the process of identifying and developing new varieties of maize resistant to the pest.