Tag: Wheat harvest

  • ‘Stem rust’ fungus threatens global wheat harvest

    ‘Stem rust’ fungus threatens global wheat harvest

    The world’s leading crop scientists issued a stark warning that a deadly airborne fungus could devastate wheat harvests in poor countries and lead to famines and civil unrest over significant regions of central Asia and Africa. Ug99 — so called because it was first seen in Uganda in 1999 — is a new variety of […]