Risks of Using Biological Agents in Drug Eradication: A briefing paper with emphasis on human health

Published: 
4 February 2001
Author: 
The Sunshine Project

A document that outlines the potential risks of using the fungi fusarium oxysporam as a means to eradicate illicit crops of plants from which narcotics are produced. The authors reveal the damage to the environment it could cause if the decision was made to use it, such as the negative impact it would have on other plant and animal life. Additionally there are many damaging effects it would have on human life e.g. respiratory difficulties, skin problems, and Human Fusarium Infection. 

http://www.sunshine-project.org/publications/bk/pdf/bk4en.pdf