Pests on the move

  title={Pests on the move},
  author={M. Gross},
  journal={Current Biology},
  • M. Gross
  • Published 2013
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Current Biology
There is a wide range of pests and pathogens that may endanger food security by moving, spreading, or evolving new variants. Commercially important crops for producers in the developing world, such as coffee and citrus fruit, are sensitive to such attacks, as a survey of the alerts issued by the disease database ProMED shows ( greatest danger to human lives, however, comes from those pests that threaten the world’s leading staple crops, including rice, wheat and… Expand
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