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Woody plant encroachment and the ecology of vector-borne diseases.

Published online: 12 Feb 2022

Authors: Loss, S. R. & Noden, B. H. & Fuhlendorf, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vector-borne diseases (VBDs) impact human and animal health globally, and their ecology and transmission are affected by human-caused ecosystem and bi...

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Tracking seasonal activity of the western blacklegged tick across California.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: MacDonald, A. J. & O'Neill, C. & Yoshimizu, M. H. & Padgett, K. A. & Larsen, A. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding seasonal patterns of activity, or phenology, of vector species is fundamental to determining seasonality of disease risk and epidemics o...

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The potential effect of exotic Pacific rats Rattus exulans on vectors of scrub typhus.

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Kuo, C. C. & Wang HsiChieh & Huang ChingLun

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role and influence of exotic species in indigenous vector-borne diseases are important but remain understudied. Ascertaining whether disease vecto...

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Predicting the fundamental thermal niche of crop pests and diseases in a changing world: a case study on citrus greening.

Published online: 29 Aug 2020

Authors: Taylor, R. A. & Ryan, S. J. & Lippi, C. A. & Hall, D. G. & Narouei-Khandan, H. A. & Rohr, J. R. & Johnson, L. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Predicting where crop pests and diseases can occur, both now and in the future under different climate change scenarios, is a major challenge for crop...

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Incriminating bluetongue virus vectors with climate envelope models.

Published online: 19 Dec 2007

Authors: Purse, B. V. & McCormick, B. J. J. & Mellor, P. S. & Baylis, M. & Boorman, J. P. T. & Borras, D. & Burgu, I. & Capela, R. & Caracappa, S. & Collantes, F. & Liberato, C. de & Delgado, J. A. & Denison, E. & Georgiev, G. & El-Harak, M. & Rocque, S. de la & Lhor, Y. & Lucientes, J. & Mangana, O. & Miranda, M. A. & Nedelchev, N. & Nomikou, K. & Ozkul, A. & Patakakis, M. & Pena, I. & Scaramozzino, P. (et al)

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spread of vector-borne diseases into new areas, commonly attributed to environmental change or increased trade and travel, could be exacerbated if...

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Bti sprays do not adversely affect non-target aquatic invertebrates in French Atlantic coastal wetlands.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Lagadic, L. & Roucaute, M. & Caquet, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Both the increase in human mobility and climate change contribute to the globalization of vector-borne diseases. Some mosquito species are efficient d...

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Crop-dominated landscapes have higher vector-borne plant virus prevalence.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Claflin, S. B. & Jones, L. E. & Thaler, J. S. & Power, A. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Landscape composition affects local arthropod biodiversity, including herbivorous insects and their predators, yet to date landscape effects on insect...

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A cyclical feeding model for pathogen transmission and its application to determine vectorial capacity from vector infection rates.

Published online: 13 Jul 1991

Authors: Saul, A. J. & Graves, P. M. & Kay, B. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model of disease transmission was formulated which assumed that vector feeding behaviour is cyclical rather than continuous. This model led to equat...

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Management of bovine tuberculosis in brushtail possums in New Zealand: predictions from a spatially explicit, individual-based model.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Ramsey, D. S. L. & Efford, M. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bovine tuberculosis Mycobacterium bovis (Tb) in brushtail possums Trichosurus vulpecula in New Zealand continues to pose a threat to the livestock ind...

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Culling wildlife hosts to control disease: mountain hares, red grouse and louping ill virus.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Harrison, A. & Newey, S. & Gilbert, L. & Haydon, D. T. & Thirgood, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Culling wildlife hosts is often implemented as a management technique to control pathogen transmission from wildlife to domestic or other economically...

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