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Research Project: Ug99 Surveillance Through California Sentinel Plots

Location: Cereal Disease Lab

Project Number: 5062-21220-023-014-S
Project Type: Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Sep 1, 2017
End Date: Aug 31, 2022

The overall objective of the agreement is to monitor potential incursion of Ug99 and other virulent stem rust races into the United States through sentinel plots.

1) Plant wheat, establish and maintain stem rust sentinel plots in Gilory, Davis and Tulelake; 2) Observe and report stem rust development; 3) collect stem rust samples and evaluate for race-typing.