Photo courtesy USDA/ARS

Scientists have for the first time mapped the DNA of coffee-specific nematodes, a parasitic worm that feeds on plant roots. Read more


Eastern Assam is experiencing the unwanted return of scale, an insect that defoliates tea bushes. Read more

Tea Report

Coffee Report June 2015

Photo: L. Shyamal

The Central Coffee Research Institute announced expansion of field trials for a new approach to stopping the spread of the white stem borer in India. Read more

Coffee Report

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