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Scientists Find Rust Resistance Genes

Reading Time: < 1 minute Scientists have pinpointed two genes that protect wheat against devastating fungal diseases found worldwide, international researchers reported Feb. 19. Research published in the journal Science showed how the genes provide resistance to leaf rust, stripe rust and powdery mildew. “Improving control of fungal rust diseases in cereals through breeding varieties with durable rust resistance is […] Read more