Fighting back against Ug99 wheat stem rust
Source: Corteva (10 Aug 2022)
Genetic analysis plays a vital role in tackling crop diseases such as wheat stem rust, which can be financially devastating for farmers.
2022 Excellence in International Service Award
This award recognizes outstanding contributions to plant pathology by APS members for countries other than their own. Contributions may have been made through collaborative projects, sabbaticals, short- and long-term assignments with educational or governmental agencies, including, but not limited to, international centers and research institutes.
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Advances in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning result in a breakthrough for automated detection of wheat rusts.
“Let there be food to eat”
Longtime CIMMYT collaborator Ruth Wanyera nears retirement from an honorable and decorated career in wheat research.
Arms Race Part 1: Ug99
Source: Plantopia (9 Apr 2020)
CIMMYT senior scientist Dave Hodson discusses striking parallels between wheat rust and global human epidemics on new podcast.
Breaking Ground: Mandeep Randhawa fights wheat diseases using genetic resistance tools
CIMMYT wheat scientist explores new sources of rust resistance to create new rust-resistant wheat varieties.
Scientists set to release stem rust resistant wheat varieties in Kenya
Source: Xinhua News (1 Sep 2019)
CIMMYT scientist says wheat varieties to be released in Kenya have high yields and are resistant to stem rust U99.
CIMMYT collaborator wins Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application
Matthew Rouse, a researcher with the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is being recognized for his work to contain and reduce the impact of Ug99.
Deadly strain of wheat stem rust disease surfaces in Europe
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.
CIMMYT scientist cautions against new threats from wheat rust diseases
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.