A Very Brief History of Fungal Contamination of Our Foodstock: Ergot and Witchcraft to the Great Potato Blight Famine
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A Very Brief History of Fungal Contamination of Our Foodstock: Ergot and Witchcraft to the Great Potato Blight Famine

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This Element is an excerpt from "Germs, Genes, & Civilization: How Epidemics Shaped Who We Are Today" (9780137019960) by David P. Clark. Available in print and digital formats.

Fungal diseases and historical catastrophe: the Irish Pot...more
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Published April 30th 2010 by FT Press
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Thao Nguyen
Extremely informative and well-written. Make you feel like you are thirst to know more about microorganism; and make me want to read more of his writing.
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David Clark was born June 1952 in Croydon, a London suburb. After winning a scholarship to Christ's College, Cambridge, he received his B.A. in 1973. In 1977 got his PhD from Bristol University for work on antibiotic resistance. He then left England for postdoctoral research at Yale and then the University of Illinois. He joined the faculty of Southern Illinois University in 1981 and is now a prof...more
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