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GMO blight-resistant potato expected to help over 300,000 farmers in Uganda cut pesticide use, boost yields

Stakeholders working within the potato sector in Uganda are confident about the wide adoption of a new bioengineered late blight ...
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Video: How disease-resistant GMO potatoes could help Uganda’s potato farmers reduce pesticide spraying

This video describes advances by the International Potato Center and the National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) of Uganda to develop ...
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Genebanks: Preserving plant genetic diversity to fight hunger and cope with climate change

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates that 75 percent of plant genetic diversity was lost in the last century ...
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Uganda: Successful field trial of blight-resistant GMO potato

In Uganda, about 300,000 smallholder households grow potatoes for their subsistence living and for income. Loss due to late blight ...