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Missing the people for the trees: identifying coupled natural-human system feedbacks driving the ecology of Lyme disease.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: MacDonald, A. J. & Larsen, A. E. & Plantinga, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Infectious diseases are rapidly emerging and many are increasing in incidence across the globe. Processes of land-use change, notably habitat loss and...

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Woody plant encroachment and the ecology of vector-borne diseases.

Published online: 12 Feb 2022

Authors: Loss, S. R. & Noden, B. H. & Fuhlendorf, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vector-borne diseases (VBDs) impact human and animal health globally, and their ecology and transmission are affected by human-caused ecosystem and bi...

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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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The persistence of a SIS disease in a metapopulation.

Published online: 18 Nov 1999

Authors: Foley, J. E. & Foley, P. & Pedersen, N. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Deterministic models predict that susceptible-infective-susceptible (SIS) disease, where there is no immunity to reinfection following recovery, will ...

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Spatial pattern formation facilitates eradication of infectious diseases.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Eisinger, D. & Thulke, H. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Control of animal-born diseases is a major challenge faced by applied ecologists and public health managers. To improve cost-effectiveness, the effort...

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A spatially aggregated disease/host model for bovine Tb in New Zealand possum populations.

Published online: 13 Feb 1993

Authors: Barlow, N. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Deterministic disease/host models based on differential equations, with and without age-structure, are used to aid understanding of the epidemiology o...

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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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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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When to vaccinate a fluctuating wildlife population: is timing everything?

Published online: 24 Jul 2020

Authors: Schreiner, C. L. & Nuismer, S. L. & Basinski, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wildlife vaccination is an important tool for managing the burden of infectious disease in human populations, domesticated livestock and various iconi...

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How to make socio-environmental modelling more useful to support policy and management?

Published online: 22 Oct 2021

Authors: Will, M. & Dressler, G. & Kreuer, D. & Thulke, H. H. & Grêt-Regamey, A. & Müller, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Dynamic process-based modelling is often proposed as a powerful tool to understand complex socio-environmental problems and to provide sustainable sol...

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