Infectious diseases of animals and plants : an interdisciplinary approach
Wilkinson, Katy, Grant, Wyn, Green, Laura E., Hunter, Stephen, Jeger, Michael J., Lowe, Philip, Medley, Graham, Mills, P. R. (Peter R.), Phillipson, Jeremy, Poppy, Guy M. and Waage, J. K., 1953-. (2011) Infectious diseases of animals and plants : an interdisciplinary approach. Royal Society of London. Philosophical Transactions B. , Vol.366 (No.1573). pp. 1933-1942. ISSN 0962-8436
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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2010.0415
Animal and plant diseases pose a serious and continuing threat to food security, food safety, national economies, biodiversity and the rural environment. New challenges, including climate change, regulatory developments, changes in the geographical concentration and size of livestock holdings and increasing trade make this an appropriate time to assess the state of knowledge about the impact that diseases have and the ways in which they are managed and controlled. In this paper, the case is explored for an interdisciplinary approach to studying the management of infectious animal and plant diseases. Reframing the key issues through incorporating both social and natural science research can provide a holistic understanding of disease and increase the policy relevance and impact of
research. Finally, in setting out the papers in this Theme Issue a picture is presented of current and future animal and plant disease threats.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
S Agriculture > SB Plant culture
S Agriculture > SF Animal culture
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Life Sciences (2010- )
Faculty of Social Sciences > Politics and International Studies
Faculty of Science > Life Sciences (2010- ) > Warwick HRI (2004-2010)
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Communicable diseases, Animals -- Diseases, Plant diseases|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Royal Society of London. Philosophical Transactions B.|
|Publisher:||The Royal Society Publishing|
|Official Date:||12 July 2011|
|Page Range:||pp. 1933-1942|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
|Funder:||Natural Environment Research Council (Great Britain) (NERC), Economic and Social Research Council (Great Britain) (ESRC), Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (Great Britain) (BBSRC), Great Britain. Dept. for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA), Research Councils UK (RCUK), Scotland|
|Grant number:||RES 224-34-2003-01 (RCUK), RES 229-31-0001 (RCUK)|
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