Good to the last drop: The emergence of coffee ringspot virus

  title={Good to the last drop: The emergence of coffee ringspot virus},
  author={Michael Goodin and Antonia dos Reis Figueira},
  booktitle={PLoS pathogens},
Two and a half billion times per day a human hand reaches for a fresh cup of coffee. Although arguably dispensable for life per se, with an industry value of US$174 billion, coffee provides the lifeblood that sustains economies of producing countries located in the “coffee belt” situated between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn. As a “solvent” in which many human interactions take place, coffee is witness to the broad spectrum of human activities from the mundane to the pleasurable and… CONTINUE READING
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