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The Borlaug Global Rust Initiative:

  • reduces the world’s vulnerability to stem, yellow, and leaf rusts of wheat;
  • facilitates the evolution of sustainable international partnerships to contain the threat of wheat rusts, and
  • enhances world productivity to withstand future threats to wheat.



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    Jerome Bossuet · 1 Nov 2019

    As part of the Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat (DGGW) project, the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) in collaboration with Kenya Agricultural & Livestock Research...+ More

  • Hale Tufan delivers message of self-reflection and gender equality at World Food Prize
    Joseph Opoku Gakpo · 31 Oct 2019

    In 2010, when Hale Ann Tufan was awarded a Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum award, she was a PhD student working with Lesley Boyd at the John Innes Centre in the U.K., studying blast diseases...+ More

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