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.