Search

All content is free for everyone to browse, read and share. You’ll find peer-reviewed journal articles and non-peer reviewed grey literature. Type keywords into the search box or use the filtering options below to browse the content.

Filter by...

Showing 208 results

Combatting plant diseases with ant chemicals: a review and meta-analysis.

Published online: 09 Feb 2022

Authors: Offenberg, J. & Jensen, I. C. & Hansen, R. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant diseases are a growing threat to plant production and food security. An accumulating number of studies show that ants and their bacterial symbio...

Read more

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...

Read more

Pathogen dynamics under both bottom-up host resistance and top-down hyperparasite attack.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Parratt, S. R. & Laine, A. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The relative importance of bottom-up versus top-down control of population dynamics has been the focus of much debate. In infectious disease biology, ...

Read more

Long-term heavy grazing increases community-level foliar fungal diseases by shifting plant composition.

Published online: 30 Apr 2022

Authors: Liu Yong & Duan DongDong & Jiang FeiFei & Tian Zhen & Feng XiaoXuan & Wu NaNa & Hou FuJiang & Kardol, P. & Nan ZhiBiao & Chen Tao

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In grasslands, the interactions of foliar fungal diseases and their host plants are largely dependent on grazing by large herbivores. However, the rel...

Read more

Assessing the phylogenetic host breadth of millet pathogens and its implication for disease spillover.

Published online: 07 Apr 2021

Authors: Ssebuliba, E. & Davies, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Increasing agriculture intensification has led to dramatically improved crop yields; however, this shift in agricultural practice has been accompan...

Read more

Interactions between Avena and Puccinia species II. The pathogens: Puccinia coronata Cda and P. graminis Pers. f.sp. avenae Eriks. & Henn.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Oates, J. D. & Burdon, J. J. & Brouwer, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A 5-yr survey in NSW revealed considerable annual variation in the abundance, racial diversity and virulence of both pathogen populations. Racial dive...

Read more

The effect of competition on the control of invading plant pathogens.

Published online: 15 Dec 2020

Authors: Sharp, R. T. & Shaw, M. W. & Bosch, F. van den

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

New invading pathogen strains must compete with endemic pathogen strains to emerge and spread. As disease control measures are often non-specific, tha...

Read more

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...

Read more

Three reasons why expanded use of natural enemy solutions may offer sustainable control of human infections.

Published online: 07 Aug 2022

Authors: Jones, I. J. & Sokolow, S. H. & Leo, G. A. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Many infectious pathogens spend a significant portion of their life cycles in the environment or in animal hosts, where ecological interactions with n...

Read more

Does infectious disease influence the efficacy of marine protected areas? A theoretical framework.

Published online: 21 Sep 2005

Authors: McCallum, H. & Gerber, L. & Jani, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Marine protected areas are increasingly being recommended as an essential component of the management of exploited marine species, but virtually no at...

Read more