Understanding networks helps control epidemics

Understanding the structure of global trade and transportation networks can be a major tool for effectively combatting the spread of pests and diseases, according to a new study by a team of Plant Biosecurity CRC researchers from CSIRO and Murdoch University.

Globalisation has meant that these networks are more complex and pervasive than ever before and it is increasingly easy for pests and diseases to spread around the world.

Read more in a PBCRC media release.

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