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The fungal threat to global food security

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Avery, V, Simon ; Singleton, Ian [1] ; Magan, Naresh [2] ; Goldman, Gustavo H. [3]
Total Authors: 4
[1] Edinburgh Napier Univ, Sch Appl Sci, Edinburgh EH11 48N, Midlothian - Scotland
[2] Cranfield Univ, Appl Mycol Grp, Cranfield MK43 0AL, Beds - England
[3] Univ Sao Paulo, FCFRP, Dept Ciencias Farmaceut, BR-14040903 Ribeirao Preto, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 3
Document type: Journal article
Source: FUNGAL BIOLOGY; v. 123, n. 8, p. 555-557, AUG 2019.
Web of Science Citations: 0

Fungi threaten the security of food supply to human populations on several fronts. They destroy up to 30 % of crop products through disease and spoilage processes, while mycotoxin-producing fungi and opportunistic pathogens endanger food safety. Control of these fungi is vital for improving food security, but current measures are inadequate and further challenges due to human-population growth and climate change are escalating. Investment and innovation in research on strategies to control fungal growth, harnessed through international, inter-disciplinary collaboration across socio-economic boundaries, provides one key to rising to this challenge. (C) 2019 British Mycological Society. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 17/50201-3 - BNRL - Food Security for Vulnerable Populations: the fungal threat | Ribeirão Preto - SP
Grantee:Gustavo Henrique Goldman
Support type: Research Grants - Organization of Scientific Meeting