Top wheat experts call for scaling up efforts to combat Ug99 and other wheat rusts

EurekAlert: “Wheat experts from 26 countries warn that rapidly-moving, wind-borne transboundary wheat diseases continue to threaten food security and wheat genetic diversity worldwide — particularly in the ancient breadbasket stretching from the Middle East to India — as they vowed new action to isolate and interrupt the steady march of dangerous wheat rust diseases.”

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