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Biological Control of Vertebrate Pests: The History of Myxomatosis - an Experiment in Evolution

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The book describes the natural history of myxoma virus in American rabbits and the history of its introduction into European rabbits at length. The changes in rabbit and virus over the last forty years provide the classical example of coevolution of a virus and its vertebrate host and a paradigmatic model for the understanding of an emerging infectious disease. Rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus has been spreading in Australia for only three years, but in some areas has been very effective.

Written by leading world experts in animal virology and the history of medicine.

There is very slight bumping to the corners of the covers. Inside, the pages are clean and the binding is tight.

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Author(s):
Fenner, f; Fantini, B
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
9.75" by 6.75"
Edition:
1999
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0851993230
ISBN-13:
9780851993232
Number of pages:
339
Publisher:
CABI
Title:
Biological Control of Vertebrate Pests: The History of Myxomatosis - an Experiment in Evolution

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The book describes the natural history of myxoma virus in American rabbits and the history of its introduction into European rabbits at length. The changes in rabbit and virus over the last forty years provide the classical example of coevolution of a virus and its vertebrate host and a paradigmatic model for the understanding of an emerging infectious disease. Rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus has been spreading in Australia for only three years, but in some areas has been very effective.

Written by leading world experts in animal virology and the history of medicine.

There is very slight bumping to the corners of the covers. Inside, the pages are clean and the binding is tight.

Author(s):
Fenner, f; Fantini, B
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
9.75" by 6.75"
Edition:
1999
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0851993230
ISBN-13:
9780851993232
Number of pages:
339
Publisher:
CABI
Title:
Biological Control of Vertebrate Pests: The History of Myxomatosis - an Experiment in Evolution

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