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A coffee plant disease threatens more than prices

May 19, 2014
USAID today announced a $5 million partnership with Texas A&M's World Coffee Research center to tackle a costly coffee fungus.
 A worker shows a leaf of a coffee plant affceted by Roya, at a farm in San Ramon, a town on the outskirts of Diriamba.
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