Tracing the role of human civilization in the globalization of plant pathogens
Santini, A., Liebhold, A., Migliorini, D., & Woodward, S. (2018). Tracing the role of human civilization in the globalization of plant pathogens. The ISME journal, 1.
Alberto Santini (1), Andrew Liebhold (2), Duccio Migliorini (1) & Steve Woodward (3)
(1) Institute for Sustainable Plant Protection—C.N.R., Via Madonna del Piano, 10, 50019, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy. (2) US Forest Service Northern Research Station, Morgantown, WV, 26505, USA. (3) Department of Plant and Soil Science, Institute of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Cruickshank Building, Aberdeen, AB24 3UU, UK.
The aim of this historical review is to increase understanding of the means of introduction and spread of plant diseases caused by alien pathogens, which can be traced to human behaviour, societal development, technological change, and geopolitical trends.
Published on January 12, 2018 by The ISME Journal.