High-protein Maize Shows Resistance to Parasitic Weed

Published: 20/06/2018
High-protein Maize Shows Resistance to Parasitic Weed
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A study by researchers from Africa identified four varieties of high-protein maize, which are resistant to, or tolerant of semi-parasitic weed, Striga.Maize is a widely accepted staple food in many countries. However, farmers growing maize face many challenges such as drought, diseases, and pests. In sub-Saharan Africa, 20 to 80% maize yields may b...

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