• 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

  • 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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  • Science collaborations can help beat wheat disease, conference told
    Norwich Evening News 24 · 22 May 2015
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  • Field trips for transgenic wheat plants in Egypt
    SeedQuest · 20 May 2015
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  • Zak Pretorius: A pathologist looks at rust
    Linda McCandless · 22 Jul 2015

    The host/pathogen interaction has fascinated Zak “Zakkie” Pretorius, one of the BGRI's most respected pathologists, since he started his career in 1978....+ More

  • Increased risks of disease epidemics on cereal crops addressed in Denmark, July 5-8
    8 Jul 2015

    Helsingør, Denmark: Scientists from all over the world met July 5-8, 2015, in Helsingør, Denmark, to...+ More


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