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Contact rates between possums revealed by proximity data loggers.

Published online: 23 Nov 2005

Authors: Ji WeiHong & White, P. C. L. & Clout, M. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Information on close interactions between wild animals is difficult to obtain for cryptic species, but is important for understanding their social and...

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Human activities and weather drive contact rates of wintering elk.

Published online: 13 Mar 2021

Authors: Janousek, W. M. & Graves, T. A. & Berman, E. E. & Chong, G. W. & Cole, E. K. & Dewey, S. R. & Johnston, A. N. & Cross, P. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wildlife aggregation patterns can influence disease transmission. However, limited research evaluates the influence of anthropogenic and natural facto...

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Modelling multi-species and multi-mode contact networks: implications for persistence of bovine tuberculosis at the wildlife-livestock interface.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Wilber, M. Q. & Pepin, K. M. & Campa, H. C., III & Hygnstrom, S. E. & Lavelle, M. J. & Xifara, T. & Vercauteren, K. C. & Webb, C. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Individual- and species-level heterogeneity in contact rates can alter the ability of a pathogen to invade a host community. Many pathogens have multi...

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The effects of reducing population density on contact rates between brushtail possums: implications for transmission of bovine tuberculosis.

Published online: 13 Nov 2002

Authors: Ramsey, D. & Spencer, N. & Caley, P. & Efford, M. & Hansen, K. & Lam, M. & Cooper, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Interactions during mating are thought to be an important mechanism for transmission of tuberculosis (Tb) Mycobacterium bovis in the brushtail possum ...

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Modelling disease spread in a novel host: rabies in the European badger Meles meles.

Published online: 19 Feb 2003

Authors: Smith, G. C. & Wilkinson, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Although the red fox Vulpes vulpes is the main reservoir of rabies in Europe, badger Meles meles populations are known to be drastically affected. ...

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Fox contact behaviour and rabies spread: a model for the estimation of contact probabilities between urban foxes at different population densities and its implications for rabies control in Britain.

Published online: 04 Apr 1996

Authors: White, P. C. L. & Harris, S. & Smith, G. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A mathematical relationship between fox home range size and population density was derived from the literature and combined with behavioural data on m...

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Simulating devil facial tumour disease outbreaks across empirically derived contact networks.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Hamede, R. & Bashford, J. & Jones, M. & McCallum, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the nature and characteristics of contact heterogeneities is crucial for predicting the epidemic behaviour of infectious diseases. Nonet...

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An analytical model of plant virus disease dynamics with roguing and replanting.

Published online: 24 Jan 2006

Authors: Jeger, M. J. & Chan, M. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The dynamics of a virus disease in a perennial plant population are modelled. The population is divided into healthy, latently infected, infectious an...

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An analytical model of plant virus disease dynamics with roguing and replanting.

Published online: 21 Jan 1995

Authors: Chan, M. S. & Jeger, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A mathematical model of the dynamics of a virus disease in a perennial plant population was developed. The population was divided into healthy, latent...

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Which mechanisms drive seasonal rabies outbreaks in raccoons? A test using dynamic social network models.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Hirsch, B. T. & Reynolds, J. J. H. & Gehrt, S. D. & Craft, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The timing of raccoon rabies outbreaks in the eastern USA is non-random and often exhibits a seasonal peak. While fluctuations in disease transmission...

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