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On Valentine’s Day Don’t Take Someone’s Love, Or That Box Of Chocolates, For Granted

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February 14, 2001
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American Phytopathological Society
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Making sure there’s enough chocolate in the world may seem like a sweet-heart-of-a job. But it’s actually becoming quite a challenge. Five major diseases now threaten the world’s population of cacao trees, from which chocolate is derived. But scientists working on the problem are optimistic that their efforts to control these diseases and create sustainable growing practices will work.

St. Paul, MN (February 5, 2001) -- Making sure there’s enough chocolate in the world may seem like a sweet-heart-of-a job. But it’s actually becoming quite a challenge. Five major diseases now threaten the world’s population of cacao trees, from which chocolate is derived. But scientists working on the problem are optimistic that their efforts to control these diseases and create sustainable growing practices will work.


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American Phytopathological Society. "On Valentine’s Day Don’t Take Someone’s Love, Or That Box Of Chocolates, For Granted." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 14 February 2001. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/02/010206080700.htm>.
American Phytopathological Society. (2001, February 14). On Valentine’s Day Don’t Take Someone’s Love, Or That Box Of Chocolates, For Granted. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 18, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/02/010206080700.htm
American Phytopathological Society. "On Valentine’s Day Don’t Take Someone’s Love, Or That Box Of Chocolates, For Granted." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/02/010206080700.htm (accessed April 18, 2014).

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