Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Cereal Killer on The Loose




This sounds like real trouble

"The Ug99 fungus, called stem rust, could wipe out more than 80% of the world's wheat as it spreads from Africa, scientists fear. The race is on to breed resistant plants before it reaches the U.S."


A 'time bomb' for world wheat crop - Los Angeles Times

3 comments:

Cd said...

Resistant plants sounds like code for Monsanto and Cargill

IdahoRocks said...

I just watched the documentary "Flow: For Love of Water." Wow, I wonder what that fungus will do to the world's water? Scary....

Scotty said...

This is how Soylent Green is developed in response . . .