February 17, 2012
Escalating the War Against Chocolate Fungus
Laura Geggel, Scienceline
Lyndel Meinhardt waited as his guide chopped through the thick Peruvian underbrush, clearing a path through the jungle to something more desirable — and delicious — than any Indiana Jones artifact: a cacao tree naturally resistant to deadly fungal spores.
TAGGED: fungus, trees, fungal infection, chocolate