Maize Lethal Necrosis

Food security
Features

Partner field days in Kenya presented sustainable solutions to crop threats and innovations in seed and agronomy.

Capacity development
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STMA project training focused on latest developments in maize research and data collection.

Food security
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Traits sought include better resilience under high temperatures, drought conditions or the attacks of rapidly-evolving crop diseases.

News

The maize lethal necrosis (MLN) artificial inoculation screening site in Naivasha, Kenya, will begin its phenotyping (screening/ indexing) cycle of 2019 at the beginning of January 2019 and in other four intervals throughout the year. Interested organizations from both the private and public sectors are invited to send maize germplasm for screening.

Food security
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Delegates review the third year’s progress of the MLN Diagnostics and Management Project.

Food security
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The new maize lethal necrosis online portal provides up-to-date information and surveillance tools to help researchers control and stop the spread of the deadly disease.