Improving resistance of Kenya’s cabbage and kale crops to TuMV disease

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A team of international scientists from CABI, the¬†Kenyan Agricultural and Livestock Research Organisation¬†(KALRO),¬†NIAB EMR¬†(UK),¬†University of Warwick¬†(UK) and¬†Syngenta¬†(Netherlands) are seeking to improve the resistance of Kenya‚Äôs cabbage and kale crops to Turnip mosaic virus¬†(TuMV). In the distantly-related Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa), a potentially durable TuMV disease resistance trait was identified by Professor John Walsh at the…
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