wheat rust

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Plantopia (9 Apr 2020)

CIMMYT senior scientist Dave Hodson discusses striking parallels between wheat rust and global human epidemics on new podcast.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

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

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Dawn (6 Feb 2020)

CIMMYT warns wheat-growing farmers in Pakistan to watch for yellow rust disease.

Capacity development
Features

CIMMYT wheat scientist explores new sources of rust resistance to create new rust-resistant wheat varieties.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

Science offers opportunity to curb greenhouse gas emissions related to agriculture and meet climate goals.

Innovations
In the media

Source: Donne del Food (28 Nov 2019)

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

Innovations
Press releases

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

Nutrition, health and food security
Publications

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

Nutrition, health and food security
News

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.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

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

Innovations
In the media

Source: World Grain (13 Aug 2019)

MARPLE diagnostic platform significantly reduces the time to identify strains, which previously took months.

Innovations
Videos

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

Innovations
News

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

Capacity development
News

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