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Effects of culling on badger Meles meles spatial organization: implications for the control of bovine tuberculosis.

Published online: 03 May 2006

Authors: Woodroffe, R. & Donnelly, C. A. & Cox, D. R. & Bourne, F. J. & Cheeseman, C. L. & Delahay, R. J. & Gettinby, G. & McInerney, J. P. & Morrison, W. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The incidence of bovine tuberculosis (TB) in British cattle has risen markedly over the last two decades. Failure to control the disease in cattle has...

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A model of bovine tuberculosis in the badger Meles meles: an evaluation of control strategies.

Published online: 24 Sep 2001

Authors: Smith, G. C. & Cheeseman, C. L. & Clifton-Hadley, R. S. & Wilkinson, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An individual-based stochastic simulation model was used to investigate the control of bovine tuberculosis (TB) in the European badger Meles meles. Ne...

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Disease, predation and demography: assessing the impacts of bovine tuberculosis on African buffalo by monitoring at individual and population levels.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Cross, P. C. & Heisey, D. M. & Bowers, J. A. & Hay, C. T. & Wolhuter, J. & Buss, P. & Hofmeyr, M. & Michel, A. L. & Bengis, R. G. & Bird, T. L. F. & Toit, J. T. du & Getz, W. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the effects of disease is critical to determining appropriate management responses, but estimating those effects in wildlife species is ...

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The population structure, density and prevalence of tuberculosis (Mycobacterium bovis) in badgers (Meles meles) from four areas in south-west England.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Cheeseman, C. L. & Jones, G. W. & Gallagher, J. & Mallinson, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

After outbreaks of TB in cattle, 136 badgers, representing 24 social groups, were removed for PM examination. Mean group size varied little (4.8-7.6 i...

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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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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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Attempts to control tuberculosis in cattle by removing infected badgers: constraints imposed by live test sensitivity.

Published online: 18 Nov 1999

Authors: Woodroffe, R. & Frost, S. D. W. & Clifton-Hadley, R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

When tuberculosis outbreaks have occurred in cattle in the UK, the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAFF) has culled badgers (Meles meles)...

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Modelling the control of bovine tuberculosis in badgers in England: culling and the release of lactating females.

Published online: 13 May 1998

Authors: Smith, G. C. & Cheeseman, C. L. & Clifton-Hadley, R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A simulation model was used to evaluate the effect of different levels of culling on 6 badger social groups in an attempt to reduce or eradicate tuber...

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A model of bovine tuberculosis in the badger Meles meles: the inclusion of cattle and the use of a live test.

Published online: 24 Sep 2001

Authors: Smith, G. C. & Cheeseman, C. L. & Wilkinson, D. & Clifton-Hadley, R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An individual-based stochastic simulation model was used to investigate the control of bovine tuberculosis (TB) in the European badger Meles meles by ...

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The effects of reducing population density on contact rates between brushtail possums: implications for transmission of bovine tuberculosis.

Published online: 13 Nov 2002

Authors: Ramsey, D. & Spencer, N. & Caley, P. & Efford, M. & Hansen, K. & Lam, M. & Cooper, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Interactions during mating are thought to be an important mechanism for transmission of tuberculosis (Tb) Mycobacterium bovis in the brushtail possum ...

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