The ambrosia beetle spreads a deadly fungus that could decimate Florida’s avocado crop. Researchers are testing drones and disease-sniffing dogs as tools to fight the scourge.
The ambrosia beetle spreads a deadly fungus that could decimate Florida’s avocado crop. Researchers are testing drones and disease-sniffing dogs as tools to fight the scourge. Tamara Lush AP
The ambrosia beetle spreads a deadly fungus that could decimate Florida’s avocado crop. Researchers are testing drones and disease-sniffing dogs as tools to fight the scourge. Tamara Lush AP

Drones and dogs deployed in battle to save avocado trees

April 29, 2015 02:47 PM

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