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Fostering a New Generation of Hunger Fighters.

The Borlaug Global Rust Initiative training site is a dynamic platform dedicated to advancing knowledge and expertise in the fields of rust pathology, wheat breeding, and pathogen surveillance. We are committed to equipping scientists with the skills and insights needed to combat one of the most significant threats to global wheat security – rust diseases.

Our training hub serves as a central repository for materials curated by experts in the field. Our comprehensive course materials are designed to empower you with the latest advancements, methodologies, and practical tools. Join our community of learners and contribute to the global effort to secure our food supply. Together, we can build a network of skilled professionals capable of addressing the challenges posed by rust diseases, fostering sustainable agricultural practices, and ensuring a resilient global food system.

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Scientist in a wheat field

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The Art and Science of Rust Pathology and Applied Plant Breeding

Wheat Breeding Technology Workshop

Use the major categories below to find videos and other assets grouped by theme.

Rust Pathology

Wheat Breeding

Pathogen Surveillance

Wheat Blast

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Protocols for Race Analysis of Wheat Stem Rust

Greenhouse and greenhouse related activities for wheat stem rust race analysis are organized in a number of distinct major steps outlined in this document.

Interested to learn more about wheat rust?

Check out the BGRI research page