Threats to global food security from emerging fungal and oomycete crop pathogens

@article{Fones2020ThreatsTG,
  title={Threats to global food security from emerging fungal and oomycete crop pathogens},
  author={Helen N Fones and Daniel P. Bebber and Thomas M. Chaloner and William T. Kay and Gero Steinberg and Sarah J. Gurr},
  journal={Nature Food},
  year={2020}
}
Emerging fungal and oomycete pathogens infect staple calorie crops and economically important commodity crops, thereby posing a significant risk to global food security. Our current agricultural systems — with emphasis on intensive monoculture practices — and globalized markets drive the emergence and spread of new pathogens and problematic traits, such as fungicide resistance. Climate change further promotes the emergence of pathogens on new crops and in new places. Here we review the factors… 
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