Coffee Harvest Threatened By Roya Disease


Brenda Lourdes Perez Martinez helps her family pick coffee beans on a... News PhotoAgriculture,Assistance,Bean,Coffee Crop,Coffee Rust,Damaged,Delivering,Family,Farm,Finance,Fungus,Guatemala,Harvesting,Horizontal,Latin America,Man Made Object,Small,The AmericasPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergBrenda Lourdes Perez Martinez, 11, helps her family pick coffee beans on a small parcel damaged by the roya coffee fungus near Antigua, Guatemala on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. The Guatemalan National Coffee Association said that rust disease, known as roya in Spanish, will destroy 15 percent of the 2012-2013 harvest and as much as 40 percent of next season’s harvest. Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg via Getty Images