Rust resistance genes identified

Researchers have identified a naturally-occurring wheat gene in tall wheat varieties that provides resistance to rust pathogens and could in time be of great commercial benefit to growers. By Jill Griffiths

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Rust diseases are among the mostsignificant constraints to globalwheat production, causingimmense losses to the Australianand international wheat industry each year.