Science Can Save Crops, Forests And Endangered Animals By Doing This One Thing

Saturday, May 26, 2012 - 16:10 in Biology & Nature

More than 600 million people could be fed each year by halting the spread of fungal diseases in the world's five most important crops -  rice, wheat, maize, potatoes and soybeansRecent data further suggests that in 70% of cases where infectious disease causes the extinction of a type of animal or plant, an emerging species of fungus is behind the problem.  read more

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