agroterrorism

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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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Agricultural terrorism (Agro-terrorism) is one of the aspects of bio-terrorism.
food systems' vulnerability to disease and the possible ramifications an act of agricultural terrorism could cause.
The fungus was recently recognized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a potentially significant biological weapon that could be used for agricultural terrorism. Certain strains of the fungus can attack grasses such as barley, wheat, pearl millet arid even turf grasses.
Agricultural Terrorism Prevention Response Act of 2001.
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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