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Food supplementation affects gut microbiota and immunological resistance to parasites in a wild bird species.

Published online: 28 Jul 2020

Authors: Knutie, S. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Supplemental feeding can increase the overall health of animals but also can have varying consequences for animals dealing with parasites. Furthermore...

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The dynamics of pest-parasitoid-insecticide interactions.

Published online: 04 Jun 1986

Authors: Waage, J. K. & Hassell, M. P. & Godfray, H. C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Population models of host-parasite interactions are extended to include insecticide application acting in a variety of ways on pest hosts and/or their...

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Fish culling reduces tapeworm burden in Arctic charr by increasing parasite mortality rather than by reducing density-dependent transmission.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Henriksen, E. H. & Frainer, A. & Knudsen, R. & Kristoffersen, R. & Kuris, A. M. & Lafferty, K. D. & Amundsen, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Two common Dibothriocephalus (formerly Diphyllobothrium) tapeworm species were significantly reduced by experimental culling of their fish host Arc...

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Niche overlap of parasitoids in host-parasitoid systems: its consequence to single versus multiple introduction controversy in biological control.

Published online: 22 Jul 1985

Authors: Kakehashi, N. & Suzuki, Y. & Iwasa, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The importance of niche overlap between parasitoids in the single- or multiple-introduction problem in biological control is exhibited by mathematical...

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Weather-driven dynamics of an intermediate host: mechanistic and statistical population modelling of Oncomelania hupensis.

Published online: 29 Aug 2007

Authors: Remais, J. & Hubbard, A. & Wu ZiSong & Spear, R. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Population models of intermediate host species' abundance are vital tools for assessing the impacts of control activities and changing environmental c...

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Mistletoe (Amyema miquelii and A. pendulum) seedling establishment in eucalypt hosts in eastern Australia.

Published online: 12 Apr 1996

Authors: Yan, Z. & Reid, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Germination and early seedling development were compared in two mistletoe species that parasitize and sometimes kill their eucalypt hosts. Germination...

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Parasite spillover to native hosts from more tolerant, supershedding invasive hosts: implications for management.

Published online: 04 Feb 2022

Authors: Ortega, N. & Roznik, E. A. & Surbaugh, K. L. & Cano, N. & Price, W. & Campbell, T. & Rohr, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Introduced hosts are capable of introducing parasite species and altering the abundance of parasites that are already present in native hosts, but few...

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Interactions between Avena and Puccinia species II. The pathogens: Puccinia coronata Cda and P. graminis Pers. f.sp. avenae Eriks. & Henn.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Oates, J. D. & Burdon, J. J. & Brouwer, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A 5-yr survey in NSW revealed considerable annual variation in the abundance, racial diversity and virulence of both pathogen populations. Racial dive...

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Habitat degradation and the decline of the threatened mussel Margaritifera margaritifera: influence of turbidity and sedimentation on the mussel and its host.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Österling, M. E. & Arvidsson, B. L. & Greenberg, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat degradation is a major reason for species extinctions. For parasite-host interactions, the decline of a parasite may not only be related to th...

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Elucidating mechanisms of invasion success: effects of parasite removal on growth and survival rates of invasive and native frogs.

Published online: 18 Jan 2021

Authors: Roznik, E. A. & Surbaugh, K. L. & Cano, N. & Rohr, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Identifying the mechanisms underlying biological invasions can inform the management of invasive species. The enemy release hypothesis (ERH) suggests ...

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