A Very Brief History of Fungal Contamination of Our Foodstock by David P. Clark

A Very Brief History of Fungal Contamination of Our Foodstock

byDavid P. Clark

Kobo ebook | April 30, 2010

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This Element is an excerpt from Germs, Genes, & Civilization: How Epidemics Shaped Who We Are Today (9780137019960) by David P. Clark. Available in print and digital formats.

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Fungal diseases and historical catastrophe: the Irish Potato Famine and beyond.

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During the Middle Ages, fungal infections took a steady, continual toll rather than appearing occasionally in virulent epidemics. They rarely caused specific catastrophes but provided the backdrop to daily life--and death. Nonetheless, fungal diseases have sometimes caused historical catastrophes by destroying crops. The best-known case is the Irish Potato Famine of 1845-50....

Title:A Very Brief History of Fungal Contamination of Our FoodstockFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:April 30, 2010Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0132102331

ISBN - 13:9780132102339

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