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Climate change, beetles present problem for avocado products

Climate change, beetles present problem for avocado products

March 25, 2014


Filed under Dining, Features

Climate change and Ambrosia beetles might be ruining guacamole. The beetles have caused an avocado shortage in the southeastern United States because they burrow into trees, infect them with laurel-wilt disease and kill them. The shortage has resulted in an increase in avocado prices. Clima...