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Intensity of parasitic nematodes increases with organochlorine levels in the glaucous gull.

Published online: 01 Nov 2000

Authors: Sagerup, K. & Henriksen, E. O. & Skorping, A. & Skaare, J. U. & Gabrielsen, G. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forty adult glaucous gulls Larus hyperboreus were collected on Bear Island, Norway, in the Svalbard archipelago in the western Barents Sea in July 199...

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Population biology of the freshwater snail Biomphalaria pfeifferi in the Zimbabwe highveld.

Published online: 02 Jun 1995

Authors: Woolhouse, M. E. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The population dynamics of Biomphalaria pfeifferi were studied at 4 river sites in the Zimbabwe highveld for periods of 4 to 28 months during 1986 to ...

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Parasite spillover to native hosts from more tolerant, supershedding invasive hosts: implications for management.

Published online: 04 Feb 2022

Authors: Ortega, N. & Roznik, E. A. & Surbaugh, K. L. & Cano, N. & Price, W. & Campbell, T. & Rohr, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Introduced hosts are capable of introducing parasite species and altering the abundance of parasites that are already present in native hosts, but few...

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Particle selection by snail hosts of human schistosomes in relation to their survival strategies and possible control by 'environmental antibodies'.

Published online: 17 Oct 2001

Authors: Thomas, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Experiments were undertaken with Biomphalaria glabrata to elucidate the mechanisms used for selecting, regulating and utilizing sand particles and eva...

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Is invasion success explained by enemy release?

Published online: 07 Nov 2020

Authors: Roznik, E.

Content type: Blog

Identifying the mechanisms underlying biological invasions can inform the management of invasive species. The enemy release hypothesis (ERH) suggests ...

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Distribution of freshwater snails in irrigation schemes in the Sudan.

Published online: 02 Jun 1990

Authors: Madsen, H. & Daffalla, A. A. & Karoum, K. O. & Frandsen, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The distribution of aquatic macrophytes and of molluscan intermediate hosts of schistosomes in the following irrigation systems in the Sudan: the Gezi...

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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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Measuring the capacity of blackflies as vectors of onchocerciasis: Simulium damnosum s.l. in southwest Sudan.

Published online: 08 Jul 1987

Authors: Dye, C. & Baker, R. H. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To predict the long-term epidemiological consequences of onchocerciasis vector control an entomological index is needed which is independent of parasi...

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