On the political economy of plant disease epidemics : capita selecta in historical epidemiology

J.C. Zadoks

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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?
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationWageningen
PublisherWageningen Academic Publishers
Number of pages249
ISBN (Print)9789086860869
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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Keywords

  • plant diseases
  • plant pathology
  • epidemiology
  • food security
  • history
  • political economy

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Zadoks, J. C. (2008). On the political economy of plant disease epidemics : capita selecta in historical epidemiology. Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers.