9 Plant Diseases That Threaten Your Favorite Foods

Plants, like humans, get sick from time to time. But some diseases target specific, and important, plants like our food crops. Here are the 9 most menacing plant diseases that threaten some of our favorite foods from bread to bananas to beer. Mouse-over the graphic to view photos and videos, and read more about each plant disease.

This graphic is created for the Genetic Literacy project; click here to read the original post by Steve Savage that accompanied this graphic.