• 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

  • Bhutan releases new wheat varieties after a gap of 20 years
    SeedQuest · 29 Aug 2014
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  • Wild grass could provide new targets for wheat and barley breeding research
    SeedQuest · 9 Sep 2014
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  • Association Analysis of Stem Rust Resistance in U.S. Winter Wheat
    Plos One · 29 Jul 2014
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  • Genome-Wide Association Mapping for Seedling and Adult Plant Resistance to Stripe Rust in Synthetic Hexaploid Wheat
    Plos One · 25 Aug 2014
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  • How GMO crops conquered the United States
    Democratic Underground · 15 Aug 2014
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  • Catching up with WIT Winner Arti Singh
    John Bakum · 11 Sep 2014

    Arti Singh is a 2013 WIT Early Career winner.
    The deadline for the 2015 award is 1 October 2014.  For application information, please visit the BGRI WIT page...+ More

  • Borlaug Display at the Kansas State Fair
    John Bakum · 4 Sep 2014

    The Kansas State Fair runs September 5-14, 2014. The Kansas Wheat exhibit is in the Pride of Kansas building. It is open 9am – 9pm daily and closes at 7pm on September 14. More info about the fair...+ More


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