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The potential for fungal biopesticides to reduce malaria transmission under diverse environmental conditions.

Published online: 23 Dec 2015

Authors: Heinig, R. L. & Paaijmans, K. P. & Hancock, P. A. & Thomas, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effectiveness of conventional malaria vector control is being threatened by the spread of insecticide resistance. One promising alternative to che...

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Coffee-banana system-black and white-cropping guide low res.

Published online: 31 Jan 2020

Content type: Miscellaneous

This guide provides details of coffee-banana cropping methods focusing on good agricultural practices for coffee-banana production that promote integr...

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Re-establishment of local populations of vectors of Chagas disease after insecticide spraying.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Dohna, H. zu & Cecere, M. C. & Gürtler, R. E. & Kitron, U. & Cohen, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Prevention of Chagas disease is mainly dependent on control of the insect vectors that transmit infection. Unfortunately, this control is not wholly s...

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A model of bovine tuberculosis in the badger Meles meles: an evaluation of different vaccination strategies.

Published online: 14 Jul 2004

Authors: Wilkinson, D. & Smith, G. C. & Delahay, R. J. & Cheeseman, C. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In recent years bovine tuberculosis (TB) incidence in cattle has been increasing in south-west England. The European badger Meles meles is implicated ...

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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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The persistence of a SIS disease in a metapopulation.

Published online: 18 Nov 1999

Authors: Foley, J. E. & Foley, P. & Pedersen, N. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Deterministic models predict that susceptible-infective-susceptible (SIS) disease, where there is no immunity to reinfection following recovery, will ...

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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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Estimating disease transmission in wildlife, with emphasis on leptospirosis and bovine tuberculosis in possums, and effects of fertility control.

Published online: 10 Jul 2002

Authors: Caley, P. & Ramsey, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

We present methods for estimating disease transmission coefficients in wildlife using Leptospira interrogans infection (a bacterial disease transmitte...

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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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Conservation management within strongholds in the face of disease-mediated invasions: red and grey squirrels as a case study.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: White, A. & Bell, S. S. & Lurz, P. W. W. & Boots, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is increasing evidence that disease-mediated invasions are widespread across a range of vertebrate, invertebrate and plant systems. We therefore...

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