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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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Modelling the consequences of crop-wild relative gene flow: a sensitivity analysis of the effects of outcrossing rates and hybrid vigour breakdown in Lactuca.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Hooftman, D. A. P. & Oostermeijer, J. G. B. & Marquard, E. & Nijs, H. C. M. den

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hybridization between crops and their wild relatives may enhance invasiveness and change their niche dynamics. This is regarded as a major biosafety p...

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Using stochastic dynamic programming to determine optimal fire management for Banksia ornata.

Published online: 10 Oct 2001

Authors: McCarthy, M. A. & Possingham, H. P. & Gill, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model of the population dynamics of Banksia ornata was developed, using stochastic dynamic programming (a state-dependent decision-making tool), to ...

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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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Simple individual-based models effectively represent Afrotropical forest bird movement in complex landscapes.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Aben, J. & Strubbe, D. & Adriaensen, F. & Palmer, S. C. F. & Travis, J. M. J. & Lens, L. & Matthysen, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reliable estimates of dispersal rates between habitat patches (i.e. functional connectivity) are critical for predicting long-term effects of habitat ...

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Using a stochastic model to examine the ecological, economic and ethical consequences of population control in a charismatic invasive species: mute swans in North America.

Published online: 02 May 2007

Authors: Ellis, M. M. & Elphick, C. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although invasive species are widely recognized as a threat to native ecosystems, control or eradication plans can create controversy, particularly wh...

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Optimal release strategies for biological control agents: an application of stochastic dynamic programming to population management.

Published online: 12 Apr 2000

Authors: Shea, K. & Possingham, H. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Establishing biological control agents in the field is a major step in any classical biocontrol programme, yet there are few general guidelines to hel...

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Evaluating the efficacy of independent versus simultaneous management strategies to address ecological and genetic threats to population viability.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Trask, A. E. & Fenn, S. R. & Bignal, E. M. & McCracken, D. I. & Monaghan, P. & Reid, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Small, declining populations can face simultaneous, interacting, ecological and genetic threats to viability. Conservation management strategies desig...

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Predicting the determinants of weed abundance: a model for the population dynamics of Chenopodium album in sugar beet.

Published online: 13 Apr 1999

Authors: Freckleton, R. P. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Previously published literature on the population dynamics of a common arable weed, Chenopodium album, and its interactions with an arable crop, sugar...

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A simulation model of the pattern of dispersal in urban fox (Vulpes vulpes) populations and its application for rabies control.

Published online: 12 Oct 1988

Authors: Trewhella, W. J. & Harris, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The reasons for choosing a stochastic spatial simulation model of urban fox dispersal are described, and the biological assumptions behind the constru...

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