Study finds large-scale expansion of stem rust resistance gene in barley and oat lineages

Asyraf Hatta (top left) and corresponding authors – Guru Radhakrishnan (top right), Sambasivam Periyannan (bottom right) and Brande Wulff (bottom left)). Credit: John Innes Centre Stem rust is one of the most devastating fungal diseases of wheat and historically has caused dramatic, widespread crop failures resulting in significant yield losses around the world. Stem rust […]