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A Race Against Devastating Wheat Disease

For the first time ever, scientists are gaining ground in the race against wheat stem rust, a pathogen that threatens global food security because of its ability to kill wheat. A team of researchers from the University of Sydney, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Rothamsted Research, the University of Minnesota and USDA have discovered the first rust virulence molecule that wheat plants detect to ‘switch on’ built-in resistance and stave off the disease.

 

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Welcome to the newly renovated website for the Southern Crop Production Association! We are excited to show you the progress of SCPA through our technological advancements. We are mindful that this website is not finished, but we feel we have a strong start in the direction we want to take it.[…]

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