Update: Plant Health News (03 Jul 13)

Wheat showing symptoms of the virulent Ug99 race of stem rust © CIMMYT (CC BY-NC-SA)
Wheat showing symptoms of the Ug99 race of stem rust © CIMMYT (CC BY-NC-SA)

Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including the discovery of a gene conferring resistance to the Ug99 wheat stem rust pathogen, a locust plague threatening food security in Madagascar and a research project that aims to double rice production in Africa.

Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!

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