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  • Five varieties released – 2 orange fleshed, 1 light orange, one yellow and one white fleshed for high altitudes ( High in Vit. A and dry matter)
  • Seedling nurseries established in 4 sites for new varieties  to supply the farmers with planting materials
  • Over 500,000 vine cuttings sold

Wheat Variety development:

About 300,000 wheat  germplasmevaluated
8  wheat varieties tolerant to wheat stem rust  released:
  • Robin
  • Eagle 10
  • Kenya Wren
  • Kenya Tai
  • Kenya Sunbird
  • Kenya Korongo
  • Kenya King Bird
  • Kenya Hawk 12
  • Robin and Eagle 10 with farmers
  • Seed multiplication in progress (All the released varieties)

Wheat thresher on test at KALRO-NJORO