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By: F Fenner and B Fantini
339 pages, B/w photos, figs
Provides an authoritative account of biological control of vertebrate pests in general and myxomatosis in particular.
"Describes the natural history of myxoma virus in American rabbits and the history of its introduction into European rabbits, providing an example of coevolution of a virus and its vertebrate host and a paradigmatic model for understanding the emergence of infectious disease. Includes b&w photos and a glossary. Of interest to those in veterinary virology, zoology, pest management, and the history of science and medicine. Fenner is affiliated with the John Curtin School of Medicinal Research, Australian National University. Fantini is affiliated with the Institute for the History of Medicine at the University of Geneva, Switzerland."--SciTech Book News
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