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A simulation model of the pattern of dispersal in urban fox (Vulpes vulpes) populations and its application for rabies control.

Published online: 12 Oct 1988

Authors: Trewhella, W. J. & Harris, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The reasons for choosing a stochastic spatial simulation model of urban fox dispersal are described, and the biological assumptions behind the constru...

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Not all surveillance data are created equal-a multi-method dynamic occupancy approach to determine rabies elimination from wildlife.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Davis, A. J. & Kirby, J. D. & Chipman, R. B. & Nelson, K. M. & Xifara, T. & Webb, C. T. & Wallace, R. & Gilbert, A. T. & Pepin, K. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A necessary component of elimination programmes for wildlife disease is effective surveillance. The ability to distinguish between disease freedom and...

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Which mechanisms drive seasonal rabies outbreaks in raccoons? A test using dynamic social network models.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Hirsch, B. T. & Reynolds, J. J. H. & Gehrt, S. D. & Craft, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The timing of raccoon rabies outbreaks in the eastern USA is non-random and often exhibits a seasonal peak. While fluctuations in disease transmission...

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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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Predicting the spatial dynamics of Wolbachia infections in Aedes aegypti arbovirus vector populations in heterogeneous landscapes.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Hancock, P. A. & Ritchie, S. A. & Koenraadt, C. J. M. & Scott, T. W. & Hoffmann, A. A. & Godfray, H. C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. A promising strategy for reducing the transmission of dengue and other arboviral human diseases by Aedes aegypti mosquito vector populations involv...

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Genetic variation in resistance and high fecundity impede viral biocontrol of invasive fish.

Published online: 04 Mar 2021

Authors: Mintram, K. S. & Oosterhout, C. van & Lighten, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Common carp Cyprinus carpio is one of the top global invasive vertebrates and can cause significant ecological damage. The Australian Government's Nat...

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The demography of free-roaming dog populations and applications to disease and population control.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Morters, M. K. & McKinley, T. J. & Restif, O. & Conlan, A. J. K. & Cleaveland, S. & Hampson, K. & Whay, H. R. & Damriyasa, I. M. & Wood, J. L. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the demography of domestic dog populations is essential for effective disease control, particularly of canine-mediated rabies. Demograph...

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Unravelling the dispersal dynamics and ecological drivers of the African swine fever outbreak in Belgium.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Dellicour, S. & Desmecht, D. & Paternostre, J. & Malengreaux, C. & Licoppe, A. & Gilbert, M. & Linden, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

African swine fever is a devastating disease of domestic pigs and wild boars caused by African swine fever virus (ASFV). ASFV originates from sub-Saha...

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A multi-state occupancy modelling framework for robust estimation of disease prevalence in multi-tissue disease systems.

Published online: 29 Jan 2021

Authors: Chaudhary, V. & Wisely, S. M. & Hernández, F. A. & Hines, J. E. & Nichols, J. D. & Oli, M. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Given the public health, economic and conservation implications of zoonotic diseases, their effective surveillance is of paramount importance. The ...

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The effect of rabbit population control programmes on the impact of rabbit haemorrhagic disease in south-eastern Australia.

Published online: 29 Sep 2010

Authors: Mutze, G. & Kovaliski, J. & Butler, K. & Capucci, L. & McPhee, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effect of rabbit population density on transmission of rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus (RHDV) is a critical aspect of disease ecology for rabbit...

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