The chocolate wars: Researchers and growers are trying new tactics in the escalating fight against fungi

Lyndel Meinhardt waited as his guide chopped through the thick Peruvian underbrush, clearing a path through the jungle to something more desirable — and delicious — than any Indiana Jones artifact: a cacao tree naturally resistant to deadly fungal spores.

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February 14, 2012

Lyndel Meinhardt waited as his guide chopped through the thick Peruvian underbrush, clearing a path through the jungle to something more desirable — and delicious — than any Indiana Jones artifact: a cacao tree naturally resistant to deadly fungal spores.

Read more