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Two Ug99-Resistant Wheat Varieties Developed In Kenya

STAFF / Two wheat varieties resistant to the deadly Ug99 strain of stem rust are set for release in Kenya, says a report from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (IRIN). The two varieties, dubbed Eagle10 and Robin, were developed by the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI). Ug99 is named after its discovery