News tagged with rust fungus

Engineered beans show promise for Africa

Slender green beans air-freighted from Kenya to markets in Western Europe are a profitable crop for high-altitude farms across sub-Saharan Africa. Breeding efforts at Cornell could help their lower altitude ...

Feb 14, 2012 not rated yet 0

Gene to reduce wheat yield losses

A new gene that provides resistance to a fungal disease responsible for millions of hectares of lost wheat yield has been discovered by scientists from the US and Israel.

Feb 19, 2009 not rated yet 0