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Science in Africa: The wheat stalker

Scientists are fighting damaging wheat fungi from East Africa, but breeding new crops won't help unless farmers plant them.

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Gayathri Vaidyanathan is an International Development Research Center fellow at Nature.

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Vaidyanathan, G. Science in Africa: The wheat stalker. Nature 474, 563–565 (2011).

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