International Partners


USDA
Deputy Administrator Kay Simmons
Address Crop Production and Protection
USDA/ARS/NPS
5601 Sunnyside Avenue , Room 4-2204
Beltsville, MD, 20705
EmailKay.Simmons@ARS.USDA.GOV


USDA-ARS, NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY
USDA-ARS-NC is supporting WPEP in DNA fingerprinting by using the all three rust markers for germplasm characterization.
Principle Investigator David S Marshall
Address Plant Science Research
Plant Genetics and Grain Crops
NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY
3411 GARDNER HALL
RALEIGH, NC, 27695
Phone(919) 515-6819
Fax(919) 856-4816
EmailDavid.Marshall@ars.usda.gov


USDA-ARS University of Minnesota
USDA-ARS-MN is supporting the program in the area of stem rust screening. Cereal Disease Laboratory is evaluating the Pakistani wheat material in the glass house for Ug-99 lineage variants and also for US and Pakistani races.
Principle Investigator Yue Jin
Address Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Plant Pathology
University of Minnesota
495 Borlaug Hall
1991 Upper Buford Circle
St. Paul, MN, 55108
Phone612-625-5291
Emailyuejin@umn.edu


USDA-ARS, Washington State University, Pullman
USDA-ARS-WSU will involve in the baseline resistance studies of Pakistani wheat material for stripe rust race specific and race non-specific genes.
Principle Investigator Xianming Chen
Address Wheat Genetics, Quality Physiology and Disease Research
JOHNSON HALL, WSU
PULLMAN, WA, 99164-6420
Room 209
Phone(509) 335-8086
Fax(509) 335-2553
Emailxianming.chen@ars.usda.gov


USDA/FAS
Local Contact Ian C. Winborne
Address Plant Health Advisor
USDA APHIS
US Embassy Islamabad
Office: 051 208 1596
Cell: 092 301 855 4873
Phone+92 51 9255178-9
Fax+92 51 9255178
EmailWinborneIC@state.gov
Ian.C.Winborne@aphis.usda.gov


CIMMYT International
International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, CIMMYT is implementing Surveillance, Pre-breeding, breeding, Capacity Building and Coordination.
Principle Investigator Dr. Md. Imtiaz – Country Liaison officer/Wheat Breeder
Address CIMMYT Pakistan office,
CSI complex NARC, Park Road Islamabad
Phone+92 51 9255524
Fax+92 51 9255434
Emailm.imtiaz@cgiar.org


ICARDA
ICARDA as an International organization is responsible for the Seed and Agronomy objectives of WPEP. National partners directly coordinate and report to ICARDA.
Principle Investigator Dr. Abdul Majid
Address ICARDA Country Office,
NARC, Park Road Islamabad
Phone+92 51 9255178-9
Fax+92 51 9255178
Emaila.majid@cgiar.org