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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food supply, only 14 percent believe agriterrorism (when terrorists contaminate food, water, or anything that may be a danger to agricultural resources) would be the most likely form of terrorism if a terrorist attack were to occur again on U.
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