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Figure 1. Recovery and diagnosis of samples of wheat stem rust in GRRC quarantine facilities. Photo by Mehran Patpour

05.02.2019 | RustWatch

Re-emergence of stem rust on wheat in Western Europe

In a commentary in Communication Biology, published 4th February 2019, scientists evaluate the risks of re-emergence of wheat stem rust in Europe. In general, the wheat rust “problems” in Europe have been addressed via multiple national initiatives, but in 2018, a new EU H2020 research and innovation program was launched, dealing with all three…