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Effects of culling on badger Meles meles spatial organization: implications for the control of bovine tuberculosis.

Published online: 03 May 2006

Authors: Woodroffe, R. & Donnelly, C. A. & Cox, D. R. & Bourne, F. J. & Cheeseman, C. L. & Delahay, R. J. & Gettinby, G. & McInerney, J. P. & Morrison, W. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The incidence of bovine tuberculosis (TB) in British cattle has risen markedly over the last two decades. Failure to control the disease in cattle has...

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Ranging behaviour of badgers Meles meles vaccinated with Bacillus Calmette Guerin.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Woodroffe, R. & Donnelly, C. A. & Ham, C. & Jackson, S. Y. B. & Moyes, K. & Chapman, K. & Stratton, N. G. & Cartwright, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Because biological systems are complex, management interventions occasionally have unintended adverse consequences. For example, attempts to control b...

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Risk of contact between endangered African wild dogs Lycaon pictus and domestic dogs: opportunities for pathogen transmission.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Woodroffe, R. & Donnelly, C. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Infectious diseases seriously threaten the populations of many endangered mammals, including African wild dogs Lycaon pictus. Extinction risks may be ...

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Effects of culling on spatial associations of Mycobacterium bovis infections in badgers and cattle.

Published online: 21 Nov 2007

Authors: Jenkins, H. E. & Woodroffe, R. & Donnelly, C. A. & Cox, D. R. & Johnston, W. T. & Bourne, F. J. & Cheeseman, C. L. & Clifton-Hadley, R. S. & Gettinby, G. & Gilks, P. & Hewinson, R. G. & McInerney, J. P. & Morrison, W. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bovine tuberculosis (TB), caused by Mycobacterium bovis, has serious consequences for Britain's cattle industry. European badgers (Meles meles) can tr...

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Spatial association of Mycobacterium bovis infection in cattle and badgers Meles meles.

Published online: 02 Nov 2005

Authors: Woodroffe, R. & Donnelly, C. A. & Johnston, W. T. & Bourne, F. J. & Cheeseman, C. L. & Clifton-Hadley, R. S. & Cox, D. R. & Gettinby, G. & Hewinson, R. G. & Fevre, A. M. le & McInerney, J. P. & Morrison, W. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Control of zoonotic disease is difficult to achieve when populations of multiple hosts, particularly wildlife, become persistently infected. Bovine tu...

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Effect of culling on individual badger Meles meles behaviour: potential implications for bovine tuberculosis transmission.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Ham, C. & Donnelly, C. A. & Astley, K. L. & Jackson, S. Y. B. & Woodroffe, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Culling wildlife as a form of disease management can have unexpected and sometimes counterproductive outcomes. In the UK, badgers Meles meles are cull...

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