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Research Project: Ug99 Surveillance Through Sentinel Plots

Location: Cereal Disease Lab

Project Number: 5062-21220-025-022-S
Project Type: Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Sep 1, 2022
End Date: Aug 31, 2024

The 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 and establish and maintain stem rust sentinel plots in Uvalde, Castroville, Beeville, Wharton, College Station, Gregory, Bushland and Amarillo; 2) Observe and report stem rust development; and 3) collect stem rust samples and evaluate for race-typing.