• 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

  • 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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  • Researchers isolate stripe rust resistance markers in barley
    Capitalpress.com · 5 Nov 2014
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  • Brasil - Trigo em alerta contra a ferrugem da raça Ug99
    SeedQuest · 13 Oct 2014
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  • 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

  • Call for Abstracts for oral presentations at the 2015 BGRI Workshop
    8 Dec 2014

    The BGRI is soliciting abstracts for presentation at the plenary session of the 2015 Technical Workshop to be held September 17-20 in Sydney, Australia. Abstracts will be considered, on a...+ More


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