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Epidemiology & Population Dynamics

An important factor in the understanding of a disease’s development and its potential threat to plant health is the inherent diversity of the pathogen concerned. Such knowledge may allow the origin of an outbreak to be established, or better diagnostic tools to be developed. Study of changes in the pathogen population over time may highlight the potential for new, more aggressive strains to become established or that control measures such as plant resistance are likely to breakdown.



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