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wheat-150.jpgTwo new forms of a devastating wheat fungus have shown up in South Africa: A plant-breeding scientist said that eventually it will reach North America and Europe, and that in the next few years, "farmers across the world will need to replace up to 90% of the current wheat varieties with new, resistant varieties to ensure crops are protected against the fungus." [Nature]