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+ More
New biotech wheat gives fungi the finger without adding new genes
Black Sea Grain · 23 Jul 2014+ More
New research, technologies at SARC field day
The Prairie Star · 16 Jul 2014+ More
Rain, flooding finally receding, stripe rust now appearing
Midwest Messenger · 10 Jul 2014+ More
Global Crop Diversity Trust · 8 Jul 2014+ More
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
Identification of Wheat Gene Sr35 That Confers Resistance to Ug99 Stem Rust Race GroupScience · 2013
Wheat stem rust, caused by Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici (Pgt), is a devastating disease that can cause severe yield losses. A previously uncharacterized Pgt...
A Century of Wheat Breeding at La Estanzuela, Uruguay
INIA is pleased to invite you to the International Seminar “1914-2014: One Century of Wheat Breeding at La Estanzuela” to be held from August 27th until August 29th, 2014 in Colonia, Uruguay. Researchers, students and others interested in wheat breeding and related areas are welcome.