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September 17, 2014

Kenya Seed Company introduces new maize varieties resistant to maize lethal necrosis virus, striga weed (AllAfrica)

Cross-bred crops get fit faster - Genetic engineering lags behind conventional breeding in efforts to create drought-resistant maize (Nature)

September 3, 2014

Kenya Seed Company creates maize seed variety resistant to maize lethal necrosis virus (Daily Nation)

August 26, 2014

Global state of mycotoxins (AllAboutFeed)

August 22, 2014

CIMMYT, Limagrain and Seed Co Limited teams discuss partnership for tackling maize lethal necrosis

August 20, 2014

Partnership on Maize Lethal Necrosis in Africa makes significant progress

Updated ISAAA Pocket K No. 5: Documented Benefits of GM Crops

Ethiopia – Advanced Maize Seed Adoption Program (ADCI/VOCA)

August 12, 2014

Commercial seeds (conventional, biotechnology) market analysis by product (soybean, corn, cotton, rice) and segment forecasts to 2020

July 31, 2014

Nigeria - New weed control techniques responsible for Bauchi maize boom (AgroNigeria)

July 27, 2014

Tanzania - Water Efficient Maize for Africa (WEMA) seed: science breakthrough (IPP Media)

July 10, 2014

Sénégal: Semences pré-base - L'Institut sénégalais de recherches agricoles (Isra) va remettre 65 tonnes aux multiplicateurs (Le Soleil / AllAfrica)

July 3, 2014

Angola fast-tracks new drought-tolerant maize varieties (DT Maize)

June 27, 2014

Nigeria releases first generation of herbicide-resistant hybrids

June 18, 2014

AGRA urges Mozambique government to get involved as farmers take on hybrid maize

June 13, 2014

The hunt for maize to resist maize lethal necrosis, a fatal East African virus

June 9, 2014

Impact of IITA’s maize germplasm in Africa higher than imagined

June 5, 2014

IP in Ag Innovation Series: Maize

Public-Private Partnership for increased maize production in Tanzania

June 4, 2014

1st report of lethal necrosis on maize in the Northern Province of Rwanda

June 3, 2014

Kenya - Maize lethal necrosis screening facility seeing signs of success

May 26, 2014

CIMMYT research station in Harare, Zimbabwe holds fired day

May 23, 2014

Afriseed partnership brings hybrid seeds to small farms in Zambia

Kenya Agricultural Research Institute starts field trials for GM maize, plants GM seed (NTV)

Why seed treatment is so vital for cereals: Feeding the world’s population (Bayer CropScience)

May 22, 2014

Update: CIMMYT maize inbred lines and pre-commercial hybrids with potential resistance to maize lethal necrosis (MLN)

May 20, 2014

Kenya imposes restrictions on maize seed imports to curb spread of viral disease (Standard Digital)

May 14, 2014

Zimbabwe - Arid Zaka exports 100 tonnes of hybrid maize and sugar beans seed to countries in the Sadc region this year (The Herald)

CIMMYT maize inbred lines and pre-commercial hybrids with potential resistance to maize lethal necrosis (MLN)

May 13, 2014

Nigeria - Monsanto to introduce 40 new seed varieties (This Day Live)


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