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Shifting host choices of the vector of Chagas disease, Triatoma infestans, in relation to the availability of hosts in houses in north-west Argentina.

Published online: 29 Apr 1998

Authors: Gürtler, R. E. & Cohen, J. E. & Cecere, M. C. & Chuit, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Data from a 4-year study on the blood meal sources of 1964 specimens of T. infestans collected from human sleeping places in 3 rural villages in north...

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How can control of invading plant pathogens increase their rate of spread? How can we prevent it?

Published online: 05 Nov 2020

Authors: Sharp, R.

Content type: Blog

This paper presents the results of studies conducted to determine the effect of the control of invading plant pathogens in increasing their rate of sp...

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Influence of season and meteorological parameters on flight activity of Culicoides biting midges.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Sanders, C. J. & Shortall, C. R. & Gubbins, S. & Burgin, L. & Gloster, J. & Harrington, R. & Reynolds, D. R. & Mellor, P. S. & Carpenter, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Culicoides biting midges are vectors of internationally important arboviruses including bluetongue virus (BTV). The ecological constraints imposed by ...

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Shade in north-east Indian Tea plantations. I. The shade pattern. II. Foliar illumination and canopy characteristics.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Hadfield, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

(I) The selection of suitable shade trees for use in Tea plantations (Camellia sinensis) is a major problem in NE India since the destruction of large...

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Probability of occurrence and phenology of pine wilt disease transmission by insect vectors in the Rocky Mountains.

Published online: 16 Apr 2021

Authors: Atkins, D. H. & Davis, T. S. & Stewart, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Pine wilt disease, caused by pinewood nematode (Bursaphelenchus xylophilus; abbreviated 'PWN'), is a damaging and globally distributed insect-vectored...

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Predator and scavenger movements among and within endangered seabird colonies: opportunities for pathogen spread.

Published online: 25 Jul 2020

Authors: Gamble, A. & Bazire, R. & Delord, K. & Barbraud, C. & Jaeger, A. & Gantelet, H. & Thibault, E. & Lebarbenchon, C. & Lagadec, E. & Tortosa, P. & Weimerskirch, H. & Thiebot, J. B. & Garnier, R. & Tornos, J. & Boulinier, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spatial structure of host communities is expected to constrain pathogen spread. However, predators and/or scavengers may connect distant host (sub...

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Spatial pattern formation facilitates eradication of infectious diseases.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Eisinger, D. & Thulke, H. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Control of animal-born diseases is a major challenge faced by applied ecologists and public health managers. To improve cost-effectiveness, the effort...

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Natural mortality of Mansonia annulifera with special reference to mortality due to Brugia malayi infection and distribution of parasites in a vector population.

Published online: 04 May 1995

Authors: Vanamail, P. & Krishnamoorthy, K. & Pradeep Kumar, N. & Sabesan, S. & Panicker, K. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The natural mortality of M. annulifera mosquitoes was estimated at Shertallai Taluk, Kerala, India. Mortality of infected M. annulifera was higher tha...

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Predicting the rate of invasion of the agent of Lyme disease Borrelia burgdorferi.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Ogden, N. H. & Lindsay, L. R. & Leighton, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Identifying invading tick populations provides early warning for emerging tickborne diseases that are expanding their geographic range. But how fast d...

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