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Royal Society honours rust researcher

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Royal Society honours rust researcher.. The CSIRO's Dr Jeff Ellis has been made a fellow of the world's oldest academy of sciences, The Royal Society in the UK, for his long-running research into the world's oldest agricultural scourge - rust disease of cereals... [Photo (left) by Brad Collis: Dr Jeff Ellis] Dr Ellis was nominated for research on the genetic basis of immunity to rust and for isolating the first rust resistance genes (from flax and maize) cloned anywhere in the world...
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