Oct. 19th, 2012: Molecular diagnostics provide updated knowledge on Ugandan stem rust races: Four Ug99 race group members (TTKSK, TTKST, TTTSK and TTKSF) postulated

New molecular diagnostic assays are providing rapid and useful information on the Ug99 race group in Africa. The assays have been developed by the group led by Dr Les Szabo at the USDA-ARS Cereals Disease Laboratory in St Paul, Minnesota, … Continue reading

Uganda Yellow Rust Risk Maps

These maps were created using all years of survey data (2010-2012). They illustrate hot-spots of disease severity. The following two approaches were taken to create the maps: Map 1. Geo-statistical Hot-spots:The Getis-Ord Gi* statistic was calculated on the survey data … Continue reading

May 1, 2012: Uganda – High severity of stem rust in both the eastern and south-west regions, yellow rust in both regions

During the period 12th January 2012 to 7th February 2012 Buginyanya ZARDI staff – W.W. Wagoire (Team Leader), A. Wasukira (Pathologist), B. Chemayek and S. Wobibi with the cooperation of field staff from the wheat growing districts, undertook a wheat … Continue reading

Uganda Country Contacts

Name Position Institute Email William Wagoire Senior Scientist, Center Director Buginyanya Zonal Agricultural Research and Development Institute, Mbale, Uganda wagoire1@yahoo.co.uk … Continue reading

Uganda Stem Rust Risk Maps

These maps were created using all years of survey data (2010-2012). They illustrate hot-spots of disease severity. The following two approaches were taken to create the maps: Map 1. Geo-statistical Hot-spots:The Getis-Ord Gi* statistic was calculated on the survey data … Continue reading

Uganda Pathotype Frequency Graph

This pathotype information tool, developed by the University of Aarhus Denmark, displays the frequency of Ug99 lineage pathotypes in analysed samples. Selection of any specific combination of country(s) or year(s) is possible. Any new data incorporated into the underlying database … Continue reading