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Photo2. Prof . Vladimir Shaminin (Omsk Agrarian State University) inspecting wheat plots at Omsk Agrarian State University with Dr Alexey Morgunov (CIMMYT) and Prof. Mogens Hovmøller (GRRC, Aarhus University)

04.09.2017 |

Assessing the Stem Rust Situation in Western Siberia

Up to 2014 wheat stem rust was not considered of major importance in Western Siberia, but severe epidemics in 2015 and 2016 has changed the situation. New research to resolve stem rust epidemiology in the region and additional efforts in breeding for rust resistance is urgently needed.