Maize Lethal Necrosis
Interested organizations are invited to send maize germplasm for screening.
Science offers opportunity to curb greenhouse gas emissions related to agriculture and meet climate goals.
Experts reflect on the successful efforts to limit the spread of maize lethal necrosis across eastern and southern Africa.
Seed production innovations, conservation agriculture and partnerships are key for Africa’s food securityNutrition, health and food security
Partner field days in Kenya presented sustainable solutions to crop threats and innovations in seed and agronomy.
STMA project training focused on latest developments in maize research and data collection.
Traits sought include better resilience under high temperatures, drought conditions or the attacks of rapidly-evolving crop diseases.
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.
Delegates review the third year’s progress of the MLN Diagnostics and Management Project.
Breaking Ground: Scientist L.M. Suresh uses new technology to fight maize lethal necrosis disease in eastern AfricaNutrition, health and food security
Maize lethal necrosis (MLN) disease is putting maize production at risk in eastern Africa, escalating food insecurity in the region.
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.
Three major commercial maize seed exporting countries in southern Africa found free from maize lethal necrosis
Three major commercial maize-growing and seed exporting countries in southern Africa were found to be so far free from the deadly maize lethal necrosis (MLN) disease.
Combating spread of MLN in Africa poses unique but surmountable challenges, seed health specialist saysInnovations
Maize lethal necrosis poses a major concern to researchers, seed companies and farmers in sub-Saharan Africa.