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Biosecurity: Safe-Guarding Quality at All Stages of the Grain Chain

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Eagling, D. R., Magee, B., Collins, P. J., Ren, Y. L., Cao, Y. and Li, F. (2017) Biosecurity: Safe-Guarding Quality at All Stages of the Grain Chain. In: Cereal Grains: Assessing and Managing Quality (Second Edition). Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition . Woodhead Publishing. ISBN 978-0-08-100719-8

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Article Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-100719-8.00021-8

Publisher URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780081007198000218


Abstract Biosecurity is a relatively modern term with multiple meanings and definitions that vary according to various disciplines. This chapter provides a working definition and framework that responds to the current global emphasis on managing the whole biosecurity continuum—onshore, at the border and offshore—rather than focusing primarily on interventions at a country’s border. The chapter concludes with an exploration of implementation and resourcing approaches to biosecurity and an examination of the changing nature of biosecurity risk in grains with examples from both grain production and post-harvest storage

Item Type:Book Section
Business groups:Crop and Food Science
Keywords:plant biosecurity grain post-harvest risk insect resistance
Subjects:Plant culture > Harvesting, curing, storage
Plant culture > Field crops > Grain. Cereals
Plant pests and diseases > Pest control and treatment of diseases. Plant protection > Inspection. Quarantine
Live Archive:12 Jan 2018 00:31
Last Modified:03 Sep 2021 16:51

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