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The Borlaug Global Rust Initiative:

  • reduces the world’s vulnerability to stem, yellow, and leaf rusts of wheat;
  • facilitates the evolution of sustainable international partnerships to contain the threat of wheat rusts, and
  • enhances world productivity to withstand future threats to wheat.



  • WIT winner earns prestigious Borlaug award for young scientists
    Matt Hayes · 16 Aug 2019

    Hale Tufan, 2010 WIT winner, has been named the 2019 Norman E. Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application winner.+ More
  • Wheat expert calls for global unity to avert future hunger crises
    Matt Hayes · 23 Jul 2019

    A global alliance of countries and research institutions, including Cornell, committed to sharing plant genetic material, has secured food access for billions of people, but a patchwork of legal...+ More

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