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Ok, that’s not quite the headline at the New York Times, but close enough. Yes, the latest Oxfam figures that came out today say that we’re back under 1 billion starving people. But yes, those figures were compiled before the Pakistani Floods, and before the 5% rise in food prices driven by the Russian wheat…

Wheat Stem Rust in the Economist

Longtime readers of ye olde blogge will remember that we talked a lot about wheat stem rust and other wheat diseases in the last few years, since Ug99 began to devastate Kenyan wheat production, and then again as it appeared in Yemen and Iran, but I don’t think I’ve posted anything about the track of…