Borlaug Global Rust Initiative (BGRI)

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Alison Bentley introduces herself and CIMMYT’s innovative wheat research at the BGRI Technical Workshop.

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The award honors four individuals who have been integral to the Borlaug Global Rust Initiative.

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Genomic-wide association study evaluated samples from Bolivia and Bangladesh for blast-resistant genes.

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Source: World Grain (27 Aug 2020)

Experts from around the world will meet to discuss the most pressing challenges facing global wheat security.

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New project to deliver wheat disease warnings directly to farmers’ phones in Bangladesh and Nepal.

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Looking at wheat diseases in times of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Scientists have shown that the first appearance of wheat stem rust disease in the U.K. in nearly 60 years, which occurred in 2013, was caused by the same virulent fungal strain responsible for recent wheat stem rust outbreaks in Ethiopia, Denmark, Germany, and Sweden.

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Scientists are concerned over the proliferation of highly virulent fungal wheat diseases, including two new races of yellow rust and a new race of stem rust.

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Wheat rust monitoring efforts are not only keeping the fast-spreading disease in check, but are deployed to manage other crop diseases, said a scientist at a scientific meeting in London.

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For hundreds of international agricultural development experts, an annual gathering in northern Mexico provides a vital platform for sharing and debating the latest wheat breeding news and research.

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Pakistan’s National Philatelic Bureau issued a commemorative postage stamp to honor the 100th birthday, last 25 March, of late wheat scientist and Nobel Peace Laureate, Dr. Norman E. Borlaug.