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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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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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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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Culling wildlife hosts to control disease: mountain hares, red grouse and louping ill virus.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Harrison, A. & Newey, S. & Gilbert, L. & Haydon, D. T. & Thirgood, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Culling wildlife hosts is often implemented as a management technique to control pathogen transmission from wildlife to domestic or other economically...

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The interplay between culling and density-dependence in the great cormorant: a modelling approach.

Published online: 24 Sep 2001

Authors: Frederiksen, M. & Lebreton, J. D. & Bregnballe, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The population of great cormorants Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis breeding in northern Europe has increased from 5000 pairs during around 1970 to c. 100...

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A model of bovine tuberculosis in the badger Meles meles: an evaluation of control strategies.

Published online: 24 Sep 2001

Authors: Smith, G. C. & Cheeseman, C. L. & Clifton-Hadley, R. S. & Wilkinson, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An individual-based stochastic simulation model was used to investigate the control of bovine tuberculosis (TB) in the European badger Meles meles. Ne...

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The last moves: the effect of hunting and culling on the risk of disease spread from a population of reindeer.

Published online: 15 Feb 2021

Authors: Mysterud, A. & Rauset, G. R. & Moorter, B. van & Andersen, R. & Strand, O. & Rivrud, I. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hunting and culling are frequently used to combat infectious wildlife diseases. The aim is to markedly lower population density in order to limit dise...

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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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A model of bovine tuberculosis in the badger Meles meles: the inclusion of cattle and the use of a live test.

Published online: 24 Sep 2001

Authors: Smith, G. C. & Cheeseman, C. L. & Wilkinson, D. & Clifton-Hadley, R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An individual-based stochastic simulation model was used to investigate the control of bovine tuberculosis (TB) in the European badger Meles meles by ...

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Accounting for food web dynamics when assessing the impact of mesopredator control on declining prey populations.

Published online: 08 Mar 2021

Authors: Henden, J. A. & Ehrich, D. & Soininen, E. M. & Ims, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing populations of mesopredators are suspected to cause declines in vulnerable wildlife to the extent that mesopredator decimation actions (cul...

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