ABC Report: Mystery disease killing off Australia’s sugar cane

4 June 2013

The sugar cane disease was first reported north of Cairns and has already travelled as far south as Mackay. It’s a concern for an industry worth $2 billion a year to the Queensland economy, and an emerging headache for a farming sector already struggling with live export bans on cattle and drought.

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