Eritrea 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

Eritrea 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

Eritrea Stem Rust Pathotypes

Data Source: AAFC Cereals Research Center, Winnipeg, Canada; USDA-ARS Cereals Disease Lab, MInnesota, USA Predominant Pathotype(s): JRCQC – a durum wheat race also known in Ethiopia. Three Ug99 Race group members: PTKST, TTKST, TTKSK have been recorded. TKTTF (Digalu race) … Continue reading

Eritrea

Rust Issues: All three rusts (stem, leaf and yellow rust) are serious constraints to wheat production. Ug99 Status: Three variants of Ug99 (PTKST, TTKST, TTKSK) have been deteced in Eritrea. PTKST, TTKST were first detected in Eritrea in 2010, both … 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

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

ALERT – Dec 23, 2013: LOCALIZED STEM RUST EPIDEMIC IN SOUTHERN ETHIOPIA. EXTREME CAUTION AND VIGILANCE NEEDED IN EAST AFRICA AND MIDDLE EAST REGION

A severe, localised stem rust epidemic has broken out in southern Ethiopia during November-December 2013. The districts of Agarfa and Gasera in Bale zone are the most seriously affected, but some spread into other areas is now being reported. The … Continue reading