PLANT SC 7260EX - Risk Analysis for Plant Biosecurity

External - Semester 1 - 2015

This course will introduce the current and developing approaches to risk analysis in the context of plant biosecurity. It will consider the purpose of risk analysis and consider different models and methodologies for risk assessment and mitigation. In the past, risk analysis has been mostly qualitative, but now there is need to acknowledge the widen use of quantitative methodologies. Although the primary focus will be on qualitative risk assessment, quantitative methods will be introduced.

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