Scientists' new way to identify microscopic worm attacking coffee crops

The plants which produce one of the most popular drinks in the world, coffee, are targeted by a microscopic worm, but scientists are fighting back. An underestimated problem in coffee farming, the parasite has been found in soil samples across the coffee growing world thanks to a new and quick detection method.

Scientists' new way to identify microscopic worm attacking coffee crops

The plants which produce one of the most popular drinks in the world, coffee, are targeted by a microscopic worm, but scientists are fighting back.

Wed 16 May 18 from Phys.org

Scientists' new way to identify microscopic worm attacking coffee crops, Wed 16 May 18 from Eurekalert

Microscopic parasitic worms are threatening world's coffee supply - but scientists are fighting back

The world's supply of coffee beans is challenged by two major parasite species that live in the soil and damage the roots of the plant with no specific symptoms.

Wed 16 May 18 from Daily Mail

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