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by Arne Claussen, Heinrich-Heine University Duesseldorf Rice yellow mottle virus (RYMV) is responsible for high crop losses in Africa, particularly among small-scale farmers. A research team has now produced rice lines that are resistant to …

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Farmers Review Africa https://farmersreviewafrica.com/plantvillage-helps-kenyan-farmers-diagnose-plant-diseases-via-satellite-data/

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PlantVillage, a Penn State-sponsored project through its mobile application is helping cassava and …

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Phys.Org by Loko Yêyinou Laura Estelle, The Conversation The link between climate change and the spread of crop pests has been established by research and evidence.

Farmers are noticing the link themselves, alongside higher …

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AfricanBusiness https://african.business/2022/03/agribusiness-manufacturing/how-global-collaboration-can-prevent-plant-disease-pandemics-in-africa/

Looking out across a crop nursery filled with diseased plants, you’d be forgiven for thinking there is …

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University of Leeds https://www.leeds.ac.uk/news-environment/news/article/4892/an-app-to-help-african-farmers-defeat-crop-pests

A mobile phone app – launched today by an international team of scientists – will support farmers across Africa to adopt …

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The Cornell Alliance for Science has as its primary source of support a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Cornell  https://allianceforscience.cornell.edu/blog/2021/06/kenya-on-track-to-commercialize-gm-maize-by-2022-to- …

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GeneticLiteracyProject https://geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/05/11/climate-change-is-roiling-the-african-continent-with-cutting-edge-biotech-solutions-largely-blocked-governments-rely-on-more-traditional-technologies-to-boost-output/

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SciDevNet https://www.scidev.net/sub-saharan-africa/news/fall-armyworm-worsens-hunger-among-smallholders/

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  • Fall armyworm destroys maize worth almost US$5 billion annually in 12 African countries
  • In a Zimbabwe study, the pest increased …
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FreshPlaza https://www.freshplaza.com/article/9281590/east-africa-gets-ready-for-return-of-destructive-locust-swarms/?edition=5

In 2020, East Africa was struck by the worst locust plague in decades. Unfortunately, now, the swarms are returning.

The …

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DownToEarth https://www.downtoearth.org.in/blog/africa/combating-fall-armyworm-attack-amid-confluence-of-challenges-in-africa-70405

The fall armyworm menace cost African farmers 40 per cent of their harvest in 2018. Amid COVID-19 spread, …

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