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Downy mildew replaces perfectly good grains with useless tendrils. It is every pearl millet farmer's nightmare. In India where genetically uniform single-cross hybrids that make the crop especially vulnerable to epidemics of this potentially devastating disease have been introduced.

Photo: ICRISAT