Egypt Survey Mapper

The Country Survey Mapper tool, developed by the University of Aarhus Denmark, displays rust field survey data. Selection of any specific combination of year and disease is possible. Any new data incorporated into the underlying database will automatically be displayed … Continue reading

Egypt

Rust Issues: All 3 rusts are potential constraints, but widespread chemical control is undertaken. Ug99 Status:  Race TTKSK (Ug99) was detected in Egypt in 2014. Situation Updates: … Continue reading

New Ug99 video documentary released “Out of Uganda: An Aggressive Crop Killer That Threatens Global Food”

Out of Uganda: An Aggressive Crop Killer That Threatens Global Food Fungal disease in wheat crops has been a serious but controllable problem, but a newer strain of what’s called “stem rust” has scientists worried. January 8, 2018 by Kerstin … Continue reading

Dec 20, 2015: Five new variants of Ug99 confirmed from 2013/2014 samples in East Africa

Combined results from race analysis undertaken at several different labs indicate that five new variants in the Ug99 lineage were detected from samples collected in East Africa during 2013 or 2014. Probably most significant were the two new SrTmp variants … Continue reading

Sep 2, 2015: Emergence and spread of virulence to SrTmp in the Ug99 race group in Africa – note published in Plant Disease

Mehran Patpour (Global Rust Reference Center in Denmark) and co-authors have just published details of the emergence and spread of virulence to SrTmp in the Ug99 race group in Africa. The note is now available as a First Look in … Continue reading

Digalu Race (TKTTF)

The Digalu race (race TKTTF) is not part of the Ug99 race group; it is genetically unrelated. This race has been known from Turkey since at least 2005 and it is widely distributed in the Middle East region. It is … Continue reading