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Taming wildlife disease: bridging the gap between science and management.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Joseph, M. B. & Mihaljevic, J. R. & Arellano, A. L. & Kueneman, J. G. & Preston, D. L. & Cross, P. C. & Johnson, P. T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Parasites and pathogens of wildlife can threaten biodiversity, infect humans and domestic animals, and cause significant economic losses, providing in...

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Modelling the effect of landscape heterogeneity on the efficacy of vaccination for wildlife infectious disease control.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Rees, E. E. & Pond, B. A. & Tinline, R. R. & Bélanger, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Zoonotic disease control presents significant costs and challenges in human and wildlife populations. Although spatial variability and temporal variab...

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Emerging viral disease risk to pollinating insects: ecological, evolutionary and anthropogenic factors.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Manley, R. & Boots, M. & Wilfert, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The potential for infectious pathogens to spillover and emerge from managed populations to wildlife communities is poorly understood, but ecological, ...

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Modelling management strategies for chronic disease in wildlife: predictions for the control of respiratory disease in bighorn sheep.

Published online: 29 Apr 2022

Authors: Almberg, E. S. & Manlove, K. R. & Cassirer, E. F. & Ramsey, J. & Carson, K. & Gude, J. & Plowright, R. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Controlling persistent infectious disease in wildlife populations is an ongoing challenge for wildlife managers and conservationists worldwide, and ch...

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Assessing spatial patterns of disease risk to biodiversity: implications for the management of the amphibian pathogen, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis.

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Murray, K. A. & Retallick, R. W. R. & Puschendorf, R. & Skerratt, L. F. & Rosauer, D. & McCallum, H. I. & Berger, L. & Speare, R. & VanDerWal, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Emerging infectious diseases can have serious consequences for wildlife populations, ecosystem structure and biodiversity. Predicting the spatial patt...

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Simulating devil facial tumour disease outbreaks across empirically derived contact networks.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Hamede, R. & Bashford, J. & Jones, M. & McCallum, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the nature and characteristics of contact heterogeneities is crucial for predicting the epidemic behaviour of infectious diseases. Nonet...

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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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When to vaccinate a fluctuating wildlife population: is timing everything?

Published online: 24 Jul 2020

Authors: Schreiner, C. L. & Nuismer, S. L. & Basinski, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wildlife vaccination is an important tool for managing the burden of infectious disease in human populations, domesticated livestock and various iconi...

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External scientific report: alternative control strategies against ASF in wild boar populations.

Published online: 13 Apr 2016

Authors: Lange, M.

Content type: Miscellaneous

ASF is a devastating infectious disease of domestic pigs and wild boar, usually fatal. No vaccine exists to combat this virus. It does not affect huma...

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Three reasons why expanded use of natural enemy solutions may offer sustainable control of human infections.

Published online: 07 Aug 2022

Authors: Jones, I. J. & Sokolow, S. H. & Leo, G. A. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Many infectious pathogens spend a significant portion of their life cycles in the environment or in animal hosts, where ecological interactions with n...

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