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.
Rust in the News
Quality wheat seed production in Chitwan, Nepal
Rijuta Garapaty, Rituparna Majumder, Suman Dhakal · 6 Apr 2020
Kashiram Khanal, one of the farmer leaders from the Torikhet cluster of the Chitwan region, is one of many farmers who are benefiting from the Seed Village Model at the Agriculture and Forestry...+ More
COVID-19: Update from the BGRI Team
Ronnie Coffman · 21 Mar 2020
Given the rapidly evolving uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, we are cancelling our planned technical workshop scheduled for June 1-4 at the John Innes Centre in Norwich, UK, along with all associated...+ More
Update - 21 March 2020: BGRI 2020 Technical Workshop scheduled for 1-4 June in Norwich UK is cancelled. All paid registrants will receive a full refund. Please see this message from Ronnie Coffman for more information.
BGRI Newsletter: February 2020 BGRI Newsletter
Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat: Protecting Food Security in the UK and Abroad