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Salmonella carriage by herring gulls in the Clyde area of Scotland in relation to their feeding ecology.

Published online: 05 Feb 1987

Authors: Monaghan, P. & Shedden, C. B. & Ensor, K. & Fricker, C. R. & Girdwood, R. W. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Faecal examination of 2985 Larus argentatus captured at refuse tips in the Clyde area yielded Salmonella of 23 serotypes from 9.2% of birds during the...

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Predicting the speed of tick invasion: an empirical model of range expansion for the Lyme disease vector Ixodes scapularis in Canada.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Leighton, P. A. & Koffi, J. K. & Pelcat, Y. & Lindsay, L. R. & Ogden, N. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Over the past two decades, Ixodes scapularis, the primary tick vector of the Lyme disease pathogen Borrelia burgdorferi in North America has expanded ...

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Novel coupling of individual-based epidemiological and demographic models predicts realistic dynamics of tuberculosis in alien buffalo.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Bradshaw, C. J. A. & McMahon, C. R. & Miller, P. S. & Lacy, R. C. & Watts, M. J. & Verant, M. L. & Pollak, J. P. & Fordham, D. A. & Prowse, T. A. A. & Brook, B. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing sophistication of population viability analysis has broadened our capacity to model population change while accounting for system complexit...

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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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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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Combatting plant diseases with ant chemicals: a review and meta-analysis.

Published online: 09 Feb 2022

Authors: Offenberg, J. & Jensen, I. C. & Hansen, R. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant diseases are a growing threat to plant production and food security. An accumulating number of studies show that ants and their bacterial symbio...

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The ecology of emerging tick-borne diseases in a changing world.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Ostfeld, R. S.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

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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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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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Effect of culling on individual badger Meles meles behaviour: potential implications for bovine tuberculosis transmission.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Ham, C. & Donnelly, C. A. & Astley, K. L. & Jackson, S. Y. B. & Woodroffe, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Culling wildlife as a form of disease management can have unexpected and sometimes counterproductive outcomes. In the UK, badgers Meles meles are cull...

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