• BGRI 2015
  • Obregon Mexico, March 2014
  • Photo by Kat Coldren
  • Makida Mohammed, Wheat farmer in Ethiopia

The Borlaug Global Rust Initiative:

  • reduces the world’s vulnerability to stem, yellow, and leaf rusts of wheat;
  • facilitates the evolution of sustainable international partnerships to contain the threat of wheat rusts, and
  • enhances world productivity to withstand future threats to wheat.

Rust in the News

  • Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum (WIT) Early Career Award winners reflect “diversity and talent”
    SeedQuest · 5 Oct 2015
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  • Replacing gender myths and assumptions with knowledge
    SeedQuest · 5 Oct 2015
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  • Kenyan agricultural scientists win international award for genetic work unappreciated at home
    Genetic Literacy Project · 30 Sep 2015
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  • Rs 200 million allocated for sowing varieties of wheat
    Pakissan.com · 8 Sep 2015
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  • Scientists to detail state of Ug99 food security threat at Sydney meeting
    SeedQuest · 3 Sep 2015
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  • Meet the BGRI 2015 Poster Winners
    John Bakum · 2 Oct 2015

    Judged by an expert panel to be the best of the best, the BGRI offers its congratulations to the 2015 BGRI Poster Award winners.

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  • Mike Pumphrey receives 2015 BGRI Mentor Award
    Linda McCandless · 18 Sep 2015

    Sydney, Australia — Michael ‘Mike’ Pumphrey, associate professor of wheat breeding and genetics at Washington...+ More


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