MCMV

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New lines of CIMMYT-derived maize show increased resistance to maize lethal necrosis (MLN) disease. Their rapid adoption, along with sustained monitoring and prevention efforts, are crucial to preventing another outbreak, argues a new report.

Food security
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Maize lethal necrosis has taught us that intensive efforts to keep human and plant diseases at bay need to continue beyond the COVID-19 crisis.

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Experts reflect on the successful efforts to limit the spread of maize lethal necrosis across eastern and southern Africa.

Food security
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Maize lethal necrosis poses a major concern to researchers, seed companies and farmers in sub-Saharan Africa.