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The ecology of wildlife disease control: simple models revisited.

Published online: 13 Sep 1996

Authors: Barlow, N. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The simple disease/host models used to identify the ecological criteria governing the likely relative effectiveness of culling, sterilization and vacc...

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Arthropod symbioses: a neglected parameter in pest- and disease-control programmes.

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: Zindel, R. & Gottlieb, Y. & Aebi, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Arthropods are important players in biological control as pests, control agents and transmitters of invertebrate diseases. Arthropods are frequently i...

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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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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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Control of endemic bovine Tb in New Zealand possum populations: results from a simple model.

Published online: 13 Feb 1993

Authors: Barlow, N. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Modified versions of the classic disease/host differential equation models were applied to rates of harvesting, sterilization and vaccination required...

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The effect of competition on the control of invading plant pathogens.

Published online: 15 Dec 2020

Authors: Sharp, R. T. & Shaw, M. W. & Bosch, F. van den

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

New invading pathogen strains must compete with endemic pathogen strains to emerge and spread. As disease control measures are often non-specific, tha...

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Management of bovine tuberculosis in brushtail possums in New Zealand: predictions from a spatially explicit, individual-based model.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Ramsey, D. S. L. & Efford, M. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bovine tuberculosis Mycobacterium bovis (Tb) in brushtail possums Trichosurus vulpecula in New Zealand continues to pose a threat to the livestock ind...

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How can control of invading plant pathogens increase their rate of spread? How can we prevent it?

Published online: 05 Nov 2020

Authors: Sharp, R.

Content type: Blog

This paper presents the results of studies conducted to determine the effect of the control of invading plant pathogens in increasing their rate of sp...

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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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Modelling the effect of landscape heterogeneity on the efficacy of vaccination for wildlife infectious disease control.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Rees, E. E. & Pond, B. A. & Tinline, R. R. & Bélanger, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Zoonotic disease control presents significant costs and challenges in human and wildlife populations. Although spatial variability and temporal variab...

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