• 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

  • New hope for fighting major fungal disease in durum wheat
    Ag Professional · 20 Jan 2015
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  • BARI develops wheat varieties tolerant of heat
    The Financial Express · 1 Jan 2015
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  • Australian Farmers Face Increasing Threat Of New Diseases
    Science 2.0 · 25 Nov 2014
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  • IAEA official: Jordan is first country to invite IAEA for INIR
    Amman Daily News · 27 Nov 2014
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  • Global wheat-rust research aids Ethiopian farmers
    SeedQuest · 17 Nov 2014
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  • New Borlaug stamp issued in Pakistan
    Linda McCandless · 5 Jan 2015

    ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN: A ceremony launching a postage stamp commemorating the 100th birthday of Dr. Norman Borlaug was held at the National Agricultural Research Center (NARC), in Islamabad,...+ More

  • Durable Rust Resistance in Wheat Project trains Nepal Scientists on operations of wheat rust surveillance solutions
    Pradeep Srinivas, Sathguru · 18 Dec 2014

    A two day long workshop on effective utilization of web and Tablet based application in wheat rust surveillance was held at Kathmandu, Nepal from 12-13 November 2014. A total of 14 scientists...+ More


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