Using Digital Tools to Prevent Wheat Blast Infection in Bangladesh

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With support from USAID and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia, led by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center—along with partners from academia and both research and extension services, including the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation—developed an Early Warning System for Wheat Blast that is being deployed in parts of Brazil and on a national scale in Bangladesh.

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