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Science  12 Feb 2010:
Vol. 327, Issue 5967, pp. 804-805
DOI: 10.1126/science.327.5967.804

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Researchers are working hard on countermeasures to the fungi, weeds, and viruses that are among the more serious biological threats to food security. These include wheat stem rust, potato blight, black Sigatoka, witchweed, Asian soybean rust, rice blast, and cassava brown streak virus.

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These fungi, weeds, and viruses are among the more serious biological threats to food security—so researchers are working hard on countermeasures