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Plant Viruses Threaten Crops as Climate Warms

An aphid is tethered by a gold wire

An aphid is tethered by a gold wire to a penetration electrode to measure feeding behaviour and virus transmission.

By Piotr Trebicki

Climate change will exacerbate the spread of a virus that reduces the yield of infected wheat by 70%.

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