wheat rust

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

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

Innovations
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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.

Nutrition, health and food security
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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.

Innovations
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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.