• 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

  • Scientists to detail state of Ug99 food security threat at Sydney meeting
    SeedQuest · 3 Sep 2015
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  • Old war against stem rust rages on
    The Western Producer · 20 Aug 2015
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  • NARC has bright chance to keep land mafia at bay
    Pakistan Observer · 21 Jul 2015
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  • Using Wheat Damaged By Fusarium Head blight For Seed
    Farms.com · 6 Jul 2015
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  • Russian wheat aphid infestation and stripe rust in wheat
    Black Sea Grain · 3 Jun 2015
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  • Scientists to detail progress and challenges regarding global wheat threats at meetings in Australia
    Linda McCandless with Julie Mollins · 3 Sep 2015

    Sydney, Australia — The world's top wheat experts will gather in Sydney later this month to report progress on...+ More

  • How Kingbird moved across East Africa
    Linda McCandless · 25 Aug 2015

    East Africa: The 2015 release of Kingbird in Ethiopia illustrates the complex pipeline that has evolved under the Borlaug Global Rust...+ More


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