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November 20th, 2015 / The Sunrise, Uganda

thumb.aspxThe National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) has released new food crop products for Cassava, Maize, Sweet Potato and Wheat which offer hope in addressing prevailing disease and drought stresses. Among the new releases are two new Cassava lines NAROCASS1 and NAROCASS2 which the research organisation says are high-yielding, aromatic, sweet in taste, pest resilient, and are rich in food and high dry matter. Perhaps more importantly is the fact that NAROCASS1 and NAROCASS2 are resistant to Cassava Mosaic Disease and tolerant to Cassava Brown Streak Disease respectively. Read more