Official Release of Merera Sorghum Seed in Ethiopia (Oromo/English)

An improved disease resistant sorghum, Merera, has been developed and released in collaboration with national partners in Ethiopia. Merera sorghum is resistant to Anthracnose, grain mold, leaf blight, rust and smut, and even bird damage. Merera sorghum can provide up to a 43.1% yield gain.