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Molecular techniques, wildlife management and the importance of genetic population structure and dispersal: a case study with feral pigs.

Published online: 15 Sep 2004

Authors: Hampton, J. O. & Spencer, P. B. S. & Alpers, D. L. & Twigg, L. E. & Woolnough, A. P. & Doust, J. & Higgs, T. & Pluske, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the spatial structure of populations is important in developing effective management strategies for feral and invasive species, such as ...

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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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A model of the velocity of advance of foot and mouth disease in feral pigs.

Published online: 23 Oct 1990

Authors: Pech, R. P. & McIlroy, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A diffusion model was used to calculate the minimum velocity of advance of an outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in feral pigs (Sus scrofa) in e...

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NatureScot Research Report 876 - Preliminary assessment completed in 2015 of the feasibility of maintaining, limiting or eradicating feral pigs in Scotland.

Published online: 06 Sep 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Massei, G. & Ward, A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper describes a 2015 project on the distribution; population dynamics; ecology; environmental impact; risk assessment and practical, humane and...

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NatureScot Research Report 1288 - Updated non-native species risk assessment of feral pigs in Scotland.

Published online: 06 Sep 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper describes a risk assessment study regarding the history, distribution, spread and environmental impact of feral pigs (Sus scrofa) as part o...

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Do introduced apex predators suppress introduced mesopredators? a multiscale spatiotemporal study of dingoes and feral cats in Australia suggests not.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Fancourt, B. A. & Cremasco, P. & Wilson, C. & Gentle, M. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of apex predators in structuring ecosystems through the suppression of mesopredator activity and abundance is receiving increasing attention,...

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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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Environmental and economic factors determine the number of feral goats commercially harvested in Western Australia.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Forsyth, D. M. & Parkes, J. P. & Woolnough, A. P. & Pickles, G. & Collins, M. & Gordon, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many species of wildlife are harvested for sale but there are few time-series analyses of the factors determining the number of animals harvested. Eco...

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Annual diets of hill sheep and feral goats in southern Scotland.

Published online: 24 Dec 1985

Authors: Bullock, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Using faecal anlaysis, the annual diets of hill sheep (Ovis aries) and feral goats (Capra hircus) were estimated for 3 areas of the Scottish Southern ...

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Assessing lamb predation by feral pigs in Australia's semi-arid rangelands.

Published online: 13 May 1998

Authors: Choquenot, D. & Lukins, B. & Curran, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two experiments were used to investigate the relationship between feral pig density and the rate of lamb predation and the differential susceptibility...

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