Cereal rust disease origins discovered

SCIENTISTS have uncovered the origins of the world’s deadliest strain of cereal rust disease which poses a serious threat to global food security.

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New research into wheat stem rust will be a valuable tool in the disease's management. Picture courtesy CSIRO.

Researchers from Australia's CSIRO, together with partners in the United States and South Africa have solved a 20-year-old mystery with findings published recently in ‘Nature Communications'.

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