plant disease

In the media

Source: Rural 21 (9 Oct 2020)

Wheat blast poses a serious threat to rain-fed wheat production in Zambia and raises the alarm for surrounding regions and countries on the African continent with similar environmental conditions.

Food security
News

Genomic-wide association study evaluated samples from Bolivia and Bangladesh for blast-resistant genes.

In the media

Source: Kenya Broadcasting Company (5 Oct 2020)

CIMMYT and partners are supporting the commercial seed sector to produce seed free from the maize cause of maize lethal necrosis.

Food security
In the media

Source: The Standard (16 Aug 2020)

Kenya Seed Company worked with CIMMYT to develop a maize lethal necrosis-tolerant hybrid.