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New research facility to help safeguard global wheat supplies

June 17, 2011 – A new facility to help US researchers in their fight against a disease known as Ug99 in wheat, is being built on the grounds of the University of Minnesota in St. Paul. Once complete, the state-of-the-art greenhouse will focus its research efforts on Ug99, a stem rust that now threatens more than 80 percent of the world's wheat crop. | READ MORE