May 14, 2014: Bangladesh 2014 Rust Surveys – High leaf rust pressure and the first stem rust records in three decades

Extensive annual rust surveys were undertaken throughout the wheat growing areas of Bangladesh during February-March 2014. The surveys were coordinated by Dr P.K. Malaker of the Wheat Research Centre (WRC), Dinajpur, but implemented by several collaborating stations, including; Dinajpur, Joydebpur, … Continue reading

May 20, 2013: Bangladesh 2013 Rust Surveys – Leaf rust widespread, but at lower severity than in 2012

Extensive rust surveys were undertaken throughout the wheat growing areas of Bangladesh during January-April 2013. The surveys were coordinated by Dr P.K. Malaker of the Wheat Research Centre, Dinajpur, but implemented by several collaborating stations, namely; Dinajpur, Joydebpur, Jamalpur, Jessore … Continue reading

Bangladesh Yellow Rust Risk Maps

These maps were created using all years of survey data (2011-2012). 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

Bangladesh Country Contacts

Name Position Institute Email PK Malaker Senior Pathologist Dinajpur Wheat Research Center, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) pkmalakerwrc@gmail.com Kishowar-e Mustarin Pathologist Dinajpur Wheat Research Center, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) rimubari@yahoo.com … Continue reading

Bangladesh Stem Rust Risk Maps

These maps were created using all years of survey data (2007-2011). 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

Bangladesh Virulence Graph

The Virulence by Country tool, developed by the University of Aarhus Denmark, displays the frequency of virulence to specific combinations of Sr genes in analysed samples over time for a selected country. Selection of any Ug99 lineage race or specific … Continue reading