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Fall 2017
May 27, 2020
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MICB 520 - Agroterrorism:Anml/Plant/Home
This course will cover historical and contemporary aspects of intentional introduction of microbial and chemical agents in the food chain with specific emphasis on animal viruses like foot-and-mouth disease, mad cow, Rift Valley fever, hog cholera, highly pathogenic avian influenza West Nile, and New Castle Disease. Plant pathogens, such as soy bean rust will be covered. Moreover animal and plant agent lists will be discussed to include human cross-over agents. Discussions relevant to first responders will be detailed.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Microbiology Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      MN or MC Graduate

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