Pests and pathogens cost global agriculture $540 billion a year

The spread of pests and pathogens that damage plant life could cost global agriculture $540 billion a year, according to a report…. The report, released by the Royal Botanic Gardens (RBG) at Kew in London, said that an increase in international trade and travel had left flora facing rising threats from invasive pests and pathogens, … Continue reading Pests and pathogens cost global agriculture $540 billion a year