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

April 5, 2011: Ug99 lineage races TTKSK (Ug99), TTKST (Ug99+Sr24) and TTTSK (Ug99+Sr36) confirmed in Tanzania

Three variants in the Ug99 lineage have been confirmed in stem rust samples collected in Tanzania during August 2009 by a team of Tanzanian and international scientists. Races confirmed by the USDA-ARS Cereal Disease Laboratory, St. Paul, MN, USA were; … Continue reading