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Author Newton, L. G. (Leslie Gilbert), 1916-1995.

Title Clearing a continent : the eradication of bovine pleuropneumonia from Australia / L.G. Newton and R. Norris
Published Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Pub., [2000]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 295 pages, 3 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps
Series SCARM report ; 74
SCARM report ; no. 74
Contents Cover; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Editor's addendum; Chapter 1 -- An overview of pleuropneumonia in Australia; Chapter 2 -- Pleuropneumonia -- the disease; Chapter 3 -- Historical background to the disease, disease theories and inoculation; Claapter 4 -- The first outbreak in Australia (1858-1860); Chapter 5 -- Pleuro on the rampage (1860-1900); Chapter 6 -- The Australian scene; Chapter 7 -- Learning to live with the disease (1860-1900); Chapter 8 -- Beginning the fight for control (1901-1930); Chapter 9 -- Research -- the key to lurther progress
Summary Pleuropneumonia has had a long history in Australia. Clearing a Continent: The Eradication of Bovine Pleuropneumonia from Australia is an authoritative monograph on the history, spread, and final eradication of the disease. Based on an enormous amount of research and archive material, the text details the background of the first outbreak, the spread through the affected states, the battle for control, as well as the persistence of the disease in northern areas long after it had been brought under control in the south. There is also vital information on vaccination. This work is an important re
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cattle -- Diseases -- Australia -- Prevention.
Cattle -- Vaccination -- Australia.
Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia -- Australia.
Veterinary epidemiology -- Australia.
Veterinary public health -- Australia.
Form Electronic book
Author Norris, Ronald, 1932-
ISBN 0643065628 (electronic bk.)
0643100792 (electronic bk.)
9780643065628 (electronic bk.)
9780643100794 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Eradication of bovine pleuropneumonia from Australia