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May 2, 2022

Stripe rust on cereal crops in the in Nabeul governorate of Tunisia

April 14, 2022

CABI-led study creates first forecasting models targeting fall armyworm larval stages for Africa to help fight against devastating pest

March 29, 2022

FAO welcomes decision to mark International Day of Plant Health annually on May 12 - Observance helps highlight issue of plant pests and diseases responsible for the loss of up to 40 percent of food crops, worsening hunger

March 22, 2022

How global collaboration can prevent plant disease pandemics in Africa

March 21, 2022

Alliance between Penn State University's College of Ag Sciences and the University of Pretoria yields benefits

March 2, 2022

Corteva Agriscience leads fight against above-ground maize pests - Launches PowerCore technology, a new insect control solution for maize farmers in South Africa

February 14, 2022

Bacterial leaf streak on maize in South Africa

November 17, 2021

Africa - Be on the lookout for new Tomato brown rugose fruit virus (ToBRFV), scientists warn (The Standard)

August 20, 2021

Invasive alien species cost Africa’s agricultural sector an estimated USD $65.58 billion a year

August 11, 2021

Certis Biologicals expands international personnel to answer rising global demand

July 20, 2021

Biotechnology aiding the fight against cowpea pest damage in Africa

July 14, 2021

Danforth Center and international partners unveil landmark insect resistant cowpea for Nigerian farmers - The first public sector biotech food crop released in Africa

1st report of bacterial leaf streak on rice in Côte d'Ivoire

July 7, 2021

Third session of the Gene Drive Webinar Series: "Can gene drive eliminate vector-borne diseases?"

June 16, 2021

Stepping up the fight against Tuta absoluta in Kenya with safer and sustainable biocontrol products

Rapidly diagnosing plant diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa - Introducing James Canham

June 10, 2021

FAO and CABI act in concert to intensify pest control in Eastern Africa

June 9, 2021

Head smut on maize in Kenya

Impact of purple blotch on onion in Nigeria

May 19, 2021

International Seed Testing Association - Recrodings of the Plant Health Seminar 2021 

May 12, 2021

International Seed Testing Association - Plant Health Seminar 2021 

March 29, 2021

Wheat blast pandemic spread over three continents

Plant doctor training under Plantwise piloted in Burundi

March 25, 2021

CIMMYT partner seed company supports smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa with stress-tolerant seed against biotic and abiotic stresses

Blast disease on wheat - global epidemiology

March 12, 2021

Protecting plants and keeping trade of plant products safe during COVID-19 - 15th Session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures 16 and 18 March, and 1 April 2021

March 11, 2021

Undiagnosed disease on rice in the Taraba state of Nigeria

February 16, 2021

International team is the first to successfully stack virus resistance plus iron and zinc biofortification in a non-cereal crop - Project makes a major step closer to bringing improved varieties to farmers

February 12, 2021

Stripe, stem and leaf rusts on wheat in Ethiopia

February 8, 2021

CGIAR webinar unleashes multidisciplinary approach to climate change and plant health



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