Help Save Chocolate… …and other interesting plant biology problems


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Unless you are like my friend Sunny, who does not usually care for the taste of chocolate, then perhaps you can agree with me that it would be nice to save the cacao plant, which produces the cacao bean required for the production of chocolate.  The cacao crop in South America is currently under attack by a fungal pathogen that causes the disease Witches’ Broom and threatens our chocolate source!!!