Iran 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

Iran

Rust Issues: Yellow rust is the primary constraint, but other rusts are also potential threats. Serious outbreaks occured in 2010, but were successfully controlled. Aggressive races with Yr27+ virulence were implicated. Ug99 Status: Race TTKSK (Ug99) was first detected in … Continue reading

2018 Preliminary stem rust race analysis report available from Turkey-ICARDA Regional Cereal Rust Research Center (RCRRC) Cereal Rust Biosafety Laboratory Izmir, Turkey

The Turkey-ICARDA Cereal Rust Biosafety Laboratory (CRBL) become operational after the official inauguration of Regional Cereal Rust Research center (RCRRC) on May 30, 2018. Following the inauguration, the CRBL has received official import permits from Food and Control Directorate of … 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

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