As the international shipping fleet travels the oceans, it carries with it hidden cargoes of microbes. Fred C. Dobbs explores the hazards posed and what can be done to counteract them.
© 2008 Microbiology Society
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Original Publication Citation
Dobbs, F. (2008). Ship ballast tanks: How microbes travel the world. Microbiology Today, 35(2), 78-81.
Dobbs, Fred C., "Ship Ballast Tanks: How Microbes Travel The World" (2008). OES Faculty Publications. 353.