The once leaf rust resistant coffee variety Lempira now has multiple confirmed cases of the disease.
This may mark the beginning of the end for leaf rust.
The effects of climate change on coffee production are generally thought to be deleterious and multi-faceted, impacting not only where coffee can be grown but also the efficacy of its cultivation. But as reported by the Telegraph, a new study suggests that one of the leading impediments to coffee production – leaf rust, or roya […]
Perennial US Barista Championship Finalist Sam Lewontin recently talked to TechInsider about global warming and how it may affect where some of the best coffee in the world is grown. Always thoughtful, Lewontin provides an interesting perspective to how rising temperatures could change the future of coffee. Coffee is generally produced in what is known as the “Coffee Belt”, […]