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Record number 530491
Title Fighting off rice vampiers: parasitic weeds threaten food security in Africa
Author(s) Bastiaans, Lammert
Source Fighting off rice vampiers: parasitic weeds threaten food security in Africa, Wageningen World no. 1, p. 34-39, 2017-03-20, Wageningen University & Research,
Department(s) PE&RC
Centre for Crop Systems Analysis
Crop and Weed Ecology
Publication type Media appearance
Publication year 2017

Devastating parasitic weeds are doing millions of dollars’ worth of damage to crops in sub-Saharan Africa. They drain their host plants dry like vampires. Researchers are doing their best to thwart these underground profiteers.

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