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Coffee rust just won’t gko away from Honduras

Tuesday, May 9, 2017


As a true villain, it seems coffee leaf rust just won’t go away from Honduras.

Initial reports in late March said that there was an outbreak of rust in plantations in Olancho and other important coffee producing regions that are planted with catimores and sarchimores, both known as rust-resistant varieties. There were a lot of questions: Was the outbreak just on these varieties? Or are there other susceptible varieties nearby? Is this an evolution of rust? Are we dealing with a newer, resistant strain? There is a lot that we don’t know.

Source: Daily Coffee News