Umara Sahar Rana

2022 Women in Triticum Early Career Award

Umara Sahar Rana, from Pakistan, is an assistant professor at the University of Agriculture at Faisalabad where she earned her B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in plant breeding and genetics. She received her Ph.D. in agronomy from Kansas State University. Under the supervision of Guihua Bai, Rana’s research identified genes resistant to fusarium head blight in U.S. winter wheat. She also developed and characterized wheat germplasm for durable rust resistance and reduced fungicide use.

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