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Episode 205: Fighting for the future of chocolate

How plant viruses affect the availability of the foods we eat.

AZSCI 205 Cacoa Cacao tree fruit.
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Fighting for the future of chocolate

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Episode 205: University of Arizona plant sciences professor Judith Brown

University of Arizona plant sciences professor Judith Brown has been investigating issues affecting trees in Africa that produce cacao (cuh-COW). She's focusing on a viral outbreak that could forecast a future shortage in the worldwide supply of chocolate.

Judith Brown spoke with Tim Swindle, director of the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory at the University of Arizona.

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