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Wheat and Grain crops in crisis.

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In October 2007 scientists and researchers met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and established an early warning system to check the spread of stem rust. A survey system was then set up that would help researchers track and identify the spread of the fungus The Bill Gates Foundation has given $26.8 million U. S Dollars to Cornell University¬†for a new global project to¬†combat this fungus: wheat (stem) rust disease, which specialists say poses a threat to the world’s food security. Fungus is not the only issue at hand in the wheat and grain crisis. By our own choices and thirst for […]