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M. Jay-Russell, M.P. Doyle (eds.), Food Safety Risks from Wildlife, Food Microbiology and Food Safety, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-24442-6_8


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In this chapter, we provide a general framework for developing strategies to mitigate the contamination of agricultural operations with pathogens carried by wildlife. As part of this framework, we present adaptive management as a viable approach to developing these strategies to reduce the uncertainty over time as to whether management methods are being effective. We provide the general steps to developing an adaptive management strategies as well as generic mitigation methods that can be applied to agricultural operations as part of an adaptive management strategy.

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