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Degree of host susceptibility in the initial disease outbreak influences subsequent epidemic spread.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Severns, P. M. & Estep, L. K. & Sackett, K. E. & Mundt, C. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Disease epidemics typically begin as an outbreak of a relatively small, spatially explicit population of infected individuals (focus), in which diseas...

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Long-term effects of disease epidemics.

Published online: 07 Dec 1991

Authors: Jarosz, A. M. & Burdon, J. J. & Müller, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plants from 4 seed lines, developed on the basis of high or low seed wt and whether the seed came from wheat that was healthy or infected by mildew (E...

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Enriched rearing environment and wild genetic background can enhance survival and disease resistance of salmonid fishes during parasite epidemics.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Karvonen, A. & Aalto-Araneda, M. & Virtala, A. M. & Kortet, R. & Koski, P. & Hyvärinen, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The importance and volume of aquaculture is increasing world-wide. Rearing practices play a key role in determining growth rate, survival and disease ...

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Disease spread in small-size directed trade networks: the role of hierarchical categories.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Pautasso, M. & Xu XiangMing & Jeger, M. J. & Harwood, T. D. & Moslonka-Lefebvre, M. & Pellis, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Small-size, directed networks are relevant for many biological applications, from meta-populations to food webs, from transport flows to evolutionary ...

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Modelling the koi herpesvirus (KHV) epidemic highlights the importance of active surveillance within a national control policy.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Taylor, N. G. H. & Norman, R. A. & Way, K. & Peeler, E. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Koi herpesvirus can cause serious disease in carp Cyprinus carpio populations globally. Populations of carp exposed to the virus are already widesprea...

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Epidemiological differences between sexes affect management efficacy in simulated chronic wasting disease systems.

Published online: 13 Jun 2022

Authors: Rogers, W. & Brandell, E. E. & Cross, P. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sex-based differences in physiology, behaviour and demography commonly result in differences in disease prevalence. However, sex differences in preval...

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Changes in the distribution of cattle and of bovine trypanosomiasis associated with the spread of tsetseflics (Glossina) in south-west Uganda.

Published online: 22 May 1969

Authors: Ford, J. & Clifford, H. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This paper describes the apparent distribution and incidence of bovine trypanosomiasis associated with the northward spread of G. morsitans in eastern...

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Modelling management strategies for chronic disease in wildlife: predictions for the control of respiratory disease in bighorn sheep.

Published online: 29 Apr 2022

Authors: Almberg, E. S. & Manlove, K. R. & Cassirer, E. F. & Ramsey, J. & Carson, K. & Gude, J. & Plowright, R. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Controlling persistent infectious disease in wildlife populations is an ongoing challenge for wildlife managers and conservationists worldwide, and ch...

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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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Unravelling the dispersal dynamics and ecological drivers of the African swine fever outbreak in Belgium.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Dellicour, S. & Desmecht, D. & Paternostre, J. & Malengreaux, C. & Licoppe, A. & Gilbert, M. & Linden, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

African swine fever is a devastating disease of domestic pigs and wild boars caused by African swine fever virus (ASFV). ASFV originates from sub-Saha...

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