Emerging pests and vector-borne diseases in Europe: Ecology by Willem Takken, Bart G. J. Knols

By Willem Takken, Bart G. J. Knols

This can be a multi-authored publication about the perceived danger and recorded bring up of rising pests and vector-borne illnesses affecting guy and animals in Europe. traditionally, Europe suffered from a variety of pests and vector-borne ailments, together with yellow fever, malaria, plague and typhus. advent of hygienic measures, medicinal drugs and vector keep an eye on triggered the disappearance of a lot of those ailments from Europe. within the (sub)tropics, even if, a lot of those illnesses nonetheless thrive, inflicting severe illnesses for people and animals.Increased exchange, resulting in animal and human circulate and weather swap reason cause to imagine that numerous of those illnesses may possibly turn into reestablished or let 'new' illnesses and pests to be brought in Europe. the new outbreaks of bluetongue virus in North-western Europe highlights this main issue, requiring a good surveillance structures for the early detection of pests and vector-borne ailments. In 24 chapters this publication offers examples of the main most probably pests and illnesses affecting guy and animals in Europe, with emphasis on ecological elements favouring those illnesses and strategies for prevention and intervention. The authors are well-known specialists in particular fields. All chapters are peer reviewed

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