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Sheng Yang He featured in National Geographic

A number of the world’s most nutritionally and economically important crops are currently under siege by fungi, bacteria, and pests. Various species of Puccinia are attacking wheat; Fusarium oxysporum has it out for bananas; coffee is succumbing to Hemileia vastatrix and potatoes to Phytophthora infestans, and there are many others. Plant diseases limit food supplies, and they also cause economic distress by depressing export production and eliminating agricultural jobs.

Read the full story at National Geographic.