|Title||Fighting off rice vampiers: parasitic weeds threaten food security in Africa|
|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, http://edepot.wur.nl/428691|
Centre for Crop Systems Analysis
Crop and Weed Ecology
|Publication type||Media appearance|
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.