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Introduced plague lessens the effects of an herbivorous rodent on grassland vegetation.

Published online: 05 Aug 2009

Authors: Hartley, L. M. & Detling, J. K. & Savage, L. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plague, introduced from Eurasia around 1900, today affects many animal species in the western part of North America, including black-tailed prairie do...

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Estimating transmission of avian influenza in wild birds from incomplete epizootic data: implications for surveillance and disease spread.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Hénaux, V. & Parmley, J. & Soos, C. & Samuel, M. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Estimating disease transmission in wildlife populations is critical to understand host-pathogen dynamics, predict disease risks and prioritize surveil...

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Roads and forest edges facilitate yellow fever virus dispersion.

Published online: 12 Mar 2022

Authors: Prist, P. R. & Tambos, L. R. & Mucci, L. F. & Pinter, A. & Souza, R. P. de & Muylaert, R. de L. & Rhodes, J. R. & Comin, C. H. & Costa, L. da F. & D'Agostini, T. L. & Deus, J. T. de & Pavão, M. & Port-Carvalho, M. & Saad, L. del C. & Sallum, M. A. M. & Spinola, R. M. F. & Metzger, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Landscape connectivity is important for a wide range of ecological processes, including to disease spread, once it describes the degree to which lands...

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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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Changes in the distribution of cattle and of bovine trypanosomiasis associated with the spread of tsetse-flies (Glossina) in southwest Uganda.

Published online: 22 May 1970

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

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based partly on the authors' summary. Glossina morsitans morsitans Westw. entered Ankole in south-western Uganda in 1907. Its northwa...

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Stochastic models of foot and mouth disease in feral pigs in the Australian semi-arid rangelands.

Published online: 21 May 2003

Authors: Dexter, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Foot and mouth disease (FMD) is one of the world's most important livestock diseases and pigs Sus scrofa are highly susceptible. In countries with sig...

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Effects of prey metapopulation structure on the viability of black-footed ferrets in plague-impacted landscapes: a metamodelling approach.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Shoemaker, K. T. & Lacy, R. C. & Verant, M. L. & Brook, B. W. & Livieri, T. M. & Miller, P. S. & Fordham, D. A. & Akçakaya, H. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species interactions have been largely ignored in extinction risk assessment. However, the black-footed ferret Mustela nigripes exemplifies a class of...

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Factors affecting the survival time of rabbits in a winter epizootic of myxomatosis at Canberra, Australia.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Williams, R. T. & Fullagar, P. J. & Davey, C. C. & Kogon, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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Natural control of arthropods, with special reference to ants (Formicidae), by fungi in the tropical high forest of Ghana.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Evans, H. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In connexion with studies of insect pests and vectors of disease in Cocoa plantations, an investigation was made of the fungus pathogens of ants and 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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