agroterrorism

(redirected from Agricultural Terrorism)
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agroterrorism

The use of biological (e.g., anthrax, foot and mouth disease) or chemical agents against crops and livestock, in an effort to  disrupt a population’s economy and food supply.

Agroterrorism

The largely hypothetical use of biological or chemical agents (e.g., anthrax, foot and mouth disease) against crops and livestock to disrupt a population’s economy and food supply.
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The industry] can either arm itself to the teeth or learn how to find another model where the threat of agricultural terrorism is not part of the equation.
Holding court at Lord's, skipper Flower claimed the agricultural terrorism back home would be "no excuse for under-achieving on the field" or sub-standard performances by Zimbabwe's underdogs on their three-month tour.
Opening chapters assess terrorist and nuclear threats and vulnerabilities in discussions of intelligence gathering, medical responses to chemical and biological terrorism, agricultural terrorism, nuclear and radiological materials trafficking, North Korean nuclear weapons capabilities, and cyber terrorism.
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