The world’s shrinking food basket: Why it is critical we increase crop diversity

JEJU, South Korea (xx September, 2012) _ In the 1970’s a fungal blight outbreak ravaged cornfields across the United States, destroying 50 percent of the country’s maize crops and shaking the stock market as the most economically devastating field crop disease of the 20th century. This article was originally posted on Forests News. Click here to read the full article.