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Jeanie Borlaug and Ronnie Coffman, chair and vice-chair respectively of the Borlaug Global Rust Initiative

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(l-r) Ronnie Coffman, Kumarse Navarro of ICARDA and Hans Braun of CIMMYT are looking at rust resistant varieties of wheat in Izmir, Turkey, during a recent Yellow Rust Symposium. The Cornell-ICARDA-CIMMYT partnership is an essential one in the global fight to improve wheat varieties for rust resistance.

 

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Ronnie Coffman (2nd from l) and Dr. Bedada Girma (r) of the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research are checking wheat fields with farmers in Ethiopia who have adopted rust resistant varieties of wheat for rust.