UN Agency Calls for International Collaboration on Wheat Rust to Curb Threat to Global Supplies

According to a new study conducted by scientists in collaboration with the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), two new groups of wheat rust have been identified that posed threat to wheat produced in Africa, Asia and Europe in 2016.


As per the data, the two new groups have been identified as yellow rust and stem rust. The finding calls for the need for early detection and rapid action to keep the fungus under control.So, let’s discuss some questions related to this post:


Q1. Name the two new groups of wheat rust, which have been identified that posed threat to wheat produced in Africa, Asia and Europe in 2016?
Ans1. yellow rust and stem rust

Source- Business Standard

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