Assessments of wheat lines from around the world in disease trials and found a total of 19 local and international lines with good resistance to stagonospora nodorum blotch (SNB). Four lines from CIMMYT and ICARDA showed consistently low SNB response across all environments against 42 different SNB fungal isolates. Read more here.
Tamaya Peressini’s project aimed to evaluate adult plant resistance to tan spot in wheat.
Wheat bred by the CGIAR consortium of agricultural researchers has a huge global reach.