UG99: no worries

There is no threat to India from the dreaded wheat steam rust Ug99. Moreover, if in future the disease happens to spread to India the country’s agricultural research system is fully geared up to tackle it.

This assurance came from Agriculture Minister, Shri Sharad Pawar as he inaugurated the International Conference on Wheat Stem Rust Ug99 — A Threat to Food Security, here today.

So, that’s alright then.

One Reply to “UG99: no worries”

  1. Not everybody was reassured: Representatives of major wheat producing countries have called for urgent coordinated action to prevent and control the wheat stem rust disease strain Ug99, FAO said

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