Plant Science Post

The Fungus Felons Destroying Our Food

August 2, 2016

Disease fungi take their energy from the plants on which they live. They are responsible for a great deal of damage to crops and are characterized by wilting, scabs, moldy coatings, rusts, blotches and rotted tissue. Check out the crime files of our top 5 Fungus Felons:

1 – WANTED: Anthracnose AKA The Extreme Exterminator

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2 – WANTED: Coffee Rust AKA The Caffeine Fiend

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3 – WANTED: Grey Mold AKA The Toxic Intruder

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4 – WANTED: Rice Blast AKA The Virulent Villain

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5 – WANTED: Stem Rust AKA The Comeback Killer

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