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Chapter Twelve
Hungry Planet: Stories of Plant Diseases


Play or download the podcast (MP3)

The short podcast provided for each chapter includes a review of a major concept or issue, clarification of an important point that can be confusing to students, and questions for students to think about. This podcast describes the meaning of the term vector in plant pathology and compares strategies used to manage two tree epidemics: chestnut blight and Dutch elm disease.