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Reducing disease and producing food: effects of 13 agrochemicals on snail biomass and human schistosomes.

Published online: 30 Apr 2022

Authors: Haggerty, C. J. E. & Halstead, N. T. & Civitello, D. J. & Rohr, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural expansion is predicted to increase agrochemical use two to fivefold by 2050 to meet food demand. Experimental evidence suggests that agro...

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Chemical ecology of Biomphalaria glabrata (Sax), the snail host of Schistosoma mansoni Samlon: the search for factors in media conditioned by snails which inhibit their growth and reproduction.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Thomas, J. D. & Lough, A. S. & Lodge, R. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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The chemical ecology of Biomphalaria glabrata (Say), the snail host of Schistosoma mansoni Sambon: the search for factors in media conditioned by snails which inhibit their growth and reproduction.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Thomas, J. D. & Lough, A. S. & Lodge, R. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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Fish ponds in relation to the transmission of bilharziasis in East Africa.

Published online: 22 May 1966

Authors: Berrie, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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Effect of calcium concentration on growth and egg laying of Helisoma duryi, Biomphalaria alexandrina, B. camerunensis and Bulinus truncatus (Gastropoda: Planorbidae).

Published online: 19 Apr 1988

Authors: Madsen, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In order to evaluate the potential of H. duryi to establish populations in schistosomiasis endemic areas, the response of H. duryi to calcium concentr...

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A comparative study on the food-locating ability of Helisoma duryi, Biomphalaria camerunensis and Bulinus truncatus (Pulmonata: Planorbidae).

Published online: 06 Mar 1993

Authors: Madsen, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Helisoma duryi has been suggested as a biological control agent against the snail intermediate hosts of schistosomes, Biomphalaria and Bulinus species...

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Population biology of the freshwater snail Biomphalaria pfeifferi in the Zimbabwe highveld.

Published online: 02 Jun 1995

Authors: Woolhouse, M. E. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The population dynamics of Biomphalaria pfeifferi were studied at 4 river sites in the Zimbabwe highveld for periods of 4 to 28 months during 1986 to ...

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Weather-driven dynamics of an intermediate host: mechanistic and statistical population modelling of Oncomelania hupensis.

Published online: 29 Aug 2007

Authors: Remais, J. & Hubbard, A. & Wu ZiSong & Spear, R. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Population models of intermediate host species' abundance are vital tools for assessing the impacts of control activities and changing environmental c...

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Simulated field trials to evaluate the effect of Sargochromis codringtoni and Tilapia rendalli on snails in the presence and absence of aquatic plants.

Published online: 31 Oct 1997

Authors: Chimbari, M. J. & Madsen, H. & Ndamba, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two cichlid fish were studied under semi-natural conditions to evaluate their potential as agents for the biological control of schistosome intermedia...

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Particle selection by snail hosts of human schistosomes in relation to their survival strategies and possible control by 'environmental antibodies'.

Published online: 17 Oct 2001

Authors: Thomas, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Experiments were undertaken with Biomphalaria glabrata to elucidate the mechanisms used for selecting, regulating and utilizing sand particles and eva...

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