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The Trojan hives: pollinator pathogens, imported and distributed in bumblebee colonies.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Graystock, P. & Yates, K. & Evison, S. E. F. & Darvill, B. & Goulson, D. & Hughes, W. O. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Over a million commercially produced bumblebee colonies are imported annually on a global scale for the pollination of greenhouse crops. After importa...

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The dynamics of pest-parasitoid-insecticide interactions.

Published online: 04 Jun 1986

Authors: Waage, J. K. & Hassell, M. P. & Godfray, H. C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Population models of host-parasite interactions are extended to include insecticide application acting in a variety of ways on pest hosts and/or their...

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Parasites and pesticides act antagonistically on honey bee health.

Published online: 20 May 2021

Authors: Bird, G. & Wilson, A. E. & Williams, G. R. & Hardy, N. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pesticides and parasites have each been linked to increased mortality in western honey bees (Apis mellifera). Currently, it is uncertain if one makes ...

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Collateral diseases: aquaculture impacts on wildlife infections.

Published online: 23 Mar 2021

Authors: Bouwmeester, M. M. & Goedknegt, M. A. & Poulin, R. & Thieltges, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Aquaculture is a promising source of fish and other aquatic organisms to ensure human food security but it comes at the price of diverse environmental...

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Fish culling reduces tapeworm burden in Arctic charr by increasing parasite mortality rather than by reducing density-dependent transmission.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Henriksen, E. H. & Frainer, A. & Knudsen, R. & Kristoffersen, R. & Kuris, A. M. & Lafferty, K. D. & Amundsen, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Two common Dibothriocephalus (formerly Diphyllobothrium) tapeworm species were significantly reduced by experimental culling of their fish host Arc...

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Food supplementation affects gut microbiota and immunological resistance to parasites in a wild bird species.

Published online: 28 Jul 2020

Authors: Knutie, S. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Supplemental feeding can increase the overall health of animals but also can have varying consequences for animals dealing with parasites. Furthermore...

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A survey of microbial, insect and nematode parasites of Tipulidae (Diptera) larvae in north-east England.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Carter, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The parasites of larvae of species of Tipula larvae were surveyed, principally at four locations between September 1973 and July 1974. The most common...

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Abundance of an economically important nematode parasite increased in Puget Sound between 1930 and 2016: evidence from museum specimens confirms historical data.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Howard, I. & Davis, E. & Lippert, G. & Quinn, T. P. & Wood, C. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Does disturbance increase or decrease parasite transmission among wildlife hosts? Ecologists cannot answer this controversial question, in part becaus...

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Prediction and attenuation of seasonal spillover of parasites between wild and domestic ungulates in an arid mixed-use system.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Walker, J. G. & Evans, K. E. & Vineer, H. R. & Wyk, J. A. van & Morgan, E. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Transmission of parasites between host species affects host population dynamics, interspecific competition, and ecosystem structure and function. In a...

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Parasite spillover to native hosts from more tolerant, supershedding invasive hosts: implications for management.

Published online: 04 Feb 2022

Authors: Ortega, N. & Roznik, E. A. & Surbaugh, K. L. & Cano, N. & Price, W. & Campbell, T. & Rohr, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Introduced hosts are capable of introducing parasite species and altering the abundance of parasites that are already present in native hosts, but few...

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