• 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

  • A global strategy for ICARDA's wheat program
    SeedQuest · 23 Jul 2014
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  • New biotech wheat gives fungi the finger without adding new genes
    Black Sea Grain · 23 Jul 2014
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  • New research, technologies at SARC field day
    The Prairie Star · 16 Jul 2014
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  • Rain, flooding finally receding, stripe rust now appearing
    Midwest Messenger · 10 Jul 2014
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  • Planet Wheat
    Global Crop Diversity Trust · 8 Jul 2014
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  • Slicing the Wheat Genome
    John Bakum · 21 Jul 2014

    Science's Special Issue on Slicing the wheat genome celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of Norman Borlaug, the Nobel Prize-winning plant geneticist who, through his contribution...+ More