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The ecology of wildlife disease surveillance: demographic and prevalence fluctuations undermine surveillance.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Walton, L. & Marion, G. & Davidson, R. S. & White, P. C. L. & Smith, L. A. & Gavier-Widen, D. & Yon, L. & Hannant, D. & Hutchings, M. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wildlife disease surveillance is the first line of defence against infectious disease. Fluctuations in host populations and disease prevalence are a k...

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A model of the dynamics and control of an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in feral pigs in Australia.

Published online: 17 May 1988

Authors: Pech, R. P. & Hone, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model of the progress of an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in a single population of feral pigs, is described. The population was divided into c...

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Woody plant encroachment and the ecology of vector-borne diseases.

Published online: 12 Feb 2022

Authors: Loss, S. R. & Noden, B. H. & Fuhlendorf, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vector-borne diseases (VBDs) impact human and animal health globally, and their ecology and transmission are affected by human-caused ecosystem and bi...

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The persistence of a SIS disease in a metapopulation.

Published online: 18 Nov 1999

Authors: Foley, J. E. & Foley, P. & Pedersen, N. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Deterministic models predict that susceptible-infective-susceptible (SIS) disease, where there is no immunity to reinfection following recovery, will ...

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Spatial pattern formation facilitates eradication of infectious diseases.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Eisinger, D. & Thulke, H. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Control of animal-born diseases is a major challenge faced by applied ecologists and public health managers. To improve cost-effectiveness, the effort...

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Special Profile: New perspectives on managing wildlife diseases.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Thirgood, S.

Content type: Journal issue

A series of papers on the various novel concepts in the management of wildlife diseases, including the use of Bayesian clustering techniques and captu...

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A spatially aggregated disease/host model for bovine Tb in New Zealand possum populations.

Published online: 13 Feb 1993

Authors: Barlow, N. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Deterministic disease/host models based on differential equations, with and without age-structure, are used to aid understanding of the epidemiology o...

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More rapid and severe disease outbreaks for aquaculture at the tropics: implications for food security.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Leung, T. L. F. & Bates, A. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Aquaculture is replacing capture fisheries in supplying the world with dietary protein. Although disease is a major threat to aquaculture production, ...

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Industrial bees: the impact of apicultural intensification on local disease prevalence.

Published online: 01 Sep 2020

Authors: Bartlett, L. J. & Rozins, C. & Brosi, B. J. & Delaplane, K. S. & Roode, J. C. de & White, A. & Wilfert, L. & Boots, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It is generally thought that the intensification of farming will result in higher disease prevalences, although there is little specific modelling tes...

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Taming wildlife disease: bridging the gap between science and management.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Joseph, M. B. & Mihaljevic, J. R. & Arellano, A. L. & Kueneman, J. G. & Preston, D. L. & Cross, P. C. & Johnson, P. T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Parasites and pathogens of wildlife can threaten biodiversity, infect humans and domestic animals, and cause significant economic losses, providing in...

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