• 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

  • 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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  • Extension plant pathologist advises be on lookout for wheat stripe rust symptoms
    Ravalli Republic · 30 Apr 2015
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  • Rust rating makes Evolution stand out
    Crop Production Magazine · 17 Apr 2015
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  • New wheat and barley lab website
    10 Jun 2015

    Check out the video and meet our wheat and barley research team:


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  • Wheat industry in Pakistan at a glance
    Kaleem Ahmed · 24 Mar 2015

    At a cursory glance, for the last many decades, Agriculture has remained the mainstay in Pakistan’s economy.  Quite steadily, it has been contributing around 21% in the country’s GDP (Pakistan...+ More


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