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Chapter Eight
Hungry Planet: Stories of Plant Diseases


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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 defines what pesticides are and discusses their history, as well as some of the risks and benefits associated with their use. In addition, this podcast explains three ways fungicides can be classified.