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Threats of tar spot complex disease of maize in the United States of America and its global consequences
(Springer Verlag, 2019)
The emergence and spread of new crop diseases threatens the global food security situation. Phyllachora maydis, one of the three fungal pathogens involved in Tar Spot Complex (TSC) of maize, a disease native to Latin ...
Threat of wheat blast to South Asia’s food security: an ex-ante analysis
(Public Library of Science, 2018)
New biotic stresses have emerged around the globe over the last decades threatening food safety and security. In 2016, scientists confirmed the presence of the devastating wheat-blast disease in Bangladesh, South Asia?its ...
Economic benefits of blast-resistant biofortified wheat in Bangladesh: the case of BARI Gom 33
The first occurrence of wheat blast in 2016 threatened Bangladesh's already precarious food security situation. The Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI), together with the International Maize and Wheat Improvement ...
Exploring opportunities around climate-smart breeding for future food and nutrition security
(CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), 2019)
Foresight activities that include participatory processes as well as careful analysis can help address the great uncertainties concerning the future of food systems and the role of crop and livestock breeding. There would ...