CSIRO improves ability to respond to rust pathogens in wheat

March 25th, 2024

Cosmos Magazine, Other, 24/03/2024, Ian Mannix
Researchers in Australia have developed a rapid test which can identify genes that can trigger resistance to stem rust disease in wheat, which might lead to much more timely and effective response for the grains industry. The CSIRO ‘s Dr Peter Dodds describes the new tool as: “a breakthrough in molecular plant pathology” enabling new genetic strategies to “safeguard crop production and disease management in Australia and abroad.

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