THE SCIENCE

Developed originally at Montana State University by Dr. David Sands, the Toothpick Project's patented technology ensures Striga can be fought with biological means. FOXY T14 is a specifically selected Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. strigae strain. FOXY T14 kills Striga without harming the cereal crop. 

Scientists being trained in FOXY T14
Scientists being trained in FOXY T14

Lab in Kenya
Lab in Kenya

Field trails in Kenya
Field trails in Kenya

Scientists being trained in FOXY T14
Scientists being trained in FOXY T14

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13 scientists in 12 different Africa countries are currently researching the technology

TOOTHPICK TECHNOLOGY

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