If stem rust disease is left unchecked, it could wipe out 80% of the world’s wheat crop.
Scientists in Kenya’s Rift Valley are taking part in a complicated and protracted global fight against Ug99, or wheat rust.
(Example of wheat rust. Photo by reporter Fred de Sam Lazaro.)
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