Coffee Harvest Threatened By Roya Disease


Juana del Rosario Lopez and her daughter Clara, coffee production... News PhotoAgriculture,Bean,Central America,Coffee Crop,Coffee Rust,Damaged,Daughter,Delivering,Farm,Females,Field,Finance,Fungus,Guatemala,Harvesting,Horizontal,Latin America,Leaving,Man Made Object,Occupation,Outdoors,Small,The AmericasPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergJuana del Rosario Lopez and her daughter Clara, coffee production workers, leave the fields after picking 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