Kenyan Farmers Find Yield-Reducing Fungus on Corn Farms

  • Infestation found in bread-basket region of North Rift
  • Nation already expects fall in production in 2016 on rains

Kenyan agricultural authorities are monitoring an outbreak of head smut, a yield-reducing disease, that’s been detected on several corn farms in the North Rift region that accounts for 80 percent of the nation’s output of the staple.

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