wheat rust

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Source: Donne del Food (28 Nov 2019)

Rapid alert system has been developed to predict the spread of wheat rust.

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New research describes a revolutionary early warning system that can predict and mitigate wheat rust diseases in Ethiopia.

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Researchers present highlights from 40 years of collaboration on wheat genomics, breeding for disease resistance and quality improvement.

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Researchers found farmers who increased both the area growing resistant varieties and the number of wheat varieties grown per season saw the biggest yield increases.

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Partner field days in Kenya presented sustainable solutions to crop threats and innovations in seed and agronomy.

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The mobile kit will allow Ethiopia to quickly identify wheat rust strains in 48 hours, instead of sending samples to labs abroad.

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Research team behind revolutionary field test for wheat disease wins prestigious BBSRC prize.

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CIMMYT and EIAR officially closed a wheat seed scaling project that benefitted 131,132 households.

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More than 200 scientists have increased their capacity at these annual trainings since CIMMYT started organizing them ten years ago.

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MARPLE (Mobile And Real-time PLant disEase) is a portable testing lab which could help speed-up the identification of devastating wheat rust diseases in Africa.

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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.