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Plant Diseases, Climate Change and Food Security

Karen Garrett: Plant Pathology Department, University of Florida

<div>Global change drives changes in disease management systems, for better or for worse. At the same time, the science of disease management sustainability and the science of phytobiomes are still in the early stages of development. A fuller understanding of what makes cropping systems resilient, and how to achieve deployment of improved systems, is a grand challenge for agriculture in the 21st century.</div>