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By Jan C. Zadoks

Meals protection has been and continuously can be a human predicament. foodstuff safety has continually been fragile, threatened by means of numerous components together with plant sickness epidemics. numerous plant ailment epidemics of the earlier bring about questions like: What occurred? How did humans take care of those epidemics? What have been the social and political results? This quantity offers with such questions in six chosen chapters. bankruptcy 1 discusses black stem rust of wheat in antiquity, and the way its epidemics have been perceived by way of the ancients. bankruptcy 2 reconstructs a forgotten epidemic of yellow stripe rust, 1846, on rye, a staple nutrition in Continental Europe.Chapter three describes the epidemics of potato overdue blight in Continental Europe, 1844-46, that prompted the Continental Famine and - within the longer succeed in - contributed to the ecu revolutions of 1848. bankruptcy four experiences the impression of plant sickness at the nutrients state of affairs within the impartial Netherlands in the course of global conflict I. bankruptcy five seems to be at belligerent Germany in the course of international conflict I, ravaged by way of plant disorder. bankruptcy 6 treats the matter of under-rating and over-estimating the influence of plant ailments at the process background: the consequences of ergot on political occasions in Russia, 1722, and in France, 1779, of black stem rust on wheat at the Russian Famine, 1932/3, and of rice brown spot at the Bengal Famine, 1943. This book is of curiosity to plant pathologists, historians, economists and sociologists, drawn to historical past, and with a spotlight on nutrition.

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