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Record number 371073
Title On the political economy of plant disease epidemics : capita selecta in historical epidemiology
Author(s) Zadoks, J.C.
Source Wageningen : Wageningen Academic Publishers - ISBN 9789086860869 - 249
Department(s) Laboratory of Phytopathology
PE&RC
Publication type Scientific book (author)
Publication year 2008
Keyword(s) plantenziekten - plantenziektekunde - epidemiologie - voedselzekerheid - geschiedenis - politieke economie - plant diseases - plant pathology - epidemiology - food security - history - political economy
Categories Epidemiology of Plant Pests and Diseases / Diseases, Pests and Disorders of Plants (General) / Political Economy
Abstract Food security has been and always will be a human concern. Food security has always been fragile, threatened by a variety of factors including plant disease epidemics. Several plant disease epidemics of the past lead to questions like: What happened? How did people deal with these epidemics? What were the social and political consequences?
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