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Does infectious disease influence the efficacy of marine protected areas? A theoretical framework.

Published online: 21 Sep 2005

Authors: McCallum, H. & Gerber, L. & Jani, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Marine protected areas are increasingly being recommended as an essential component of the management of exploited marine species, but virtually no at...

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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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Missing the people for the trees: identifying coupled natural-human system feedbacks driving the ecology of Lyme disease.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: MacDonald, A. J. & Larsen, A. E. & Plantinga, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Infectious diseases are rapidly emerging and many are increasing in incidence across the globe. Processes of land-use change, notably habitat loss and...

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Protecting great apes from disease: compliance with measures to reduce anthroponotic disease transmission.

Published online: 24 Nov 2022

Authors: Nuno, A. & Chesney, C. & Wellbelove, M. & Bersacola, E. & Kalema-Zikusoka, G. & Leendertz, F. & Webber, A. D. & Hockings, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

The emergence of infectious diseases, such as COVID-19, impacts livelihood strategies and conservation tools reliant on human-wildlife interactions, s...

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Special Profile: New perspectives on managing wildlife diseases.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Thirgood, S.

Content type: Journal issue

A series of papers on the various novel concepts in the management of wildlife diseases, including the use of Bayesian clustering techniques and captu...

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The last moves: the effect of hunting and culling on the risk of disease spread from a population of reindeer.

Published online: 15 Feb 2021

Authors: Mysterud, A. & Rauset, G. R. & Moorter, B. van & Andersen, R. & Strand, O. & Rivrud, I. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hunting and culling are frequently used to combat infectious wildlife diseases. The aim is to markedly lower population density in order to limit dise...

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Density trends and demographic signals uncover the long-term impact of transmissible cancer in Tasmanian devils.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Lazenby, B. T. & Tobler, M. W. & Brown, W. E. & Hawkins, C. E. & Hocking, G. J. & Hume, F. & Huxtable, S. & Iles, P. & Jones, M. E. & Lawrence, C. & Thalmann, S. & Wise, P. & Williams, H. & Fox, S. & Pemberton, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Monitoring the response of wild mammal populations to threatening processes is fundamental to effective conservation management. This is especially tr...

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Estimating transmission of avian influenza in wild birds from incomplete epizootic data: implications for surveillance and disease spread.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Hénaux, V. & Parmley, J. & Soos, C. & Samuel, M. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Estimating disease transmission in wildlife populations is critical to understand host-pathogen dynamics, predict disease risks and prioritize surveil...

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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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Grower and regulator conflict in management of the citrus disease Huanglongbing in Brazil: a modelling study.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Craig, A. P. & Cunniffe, N. J. & Parry, M. & Laranjeira, F. F. & Gilligan, C. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In managing plant diseases, there is often tension between a regulator seeking to destroy infected plants to prevent further infection on a national s...

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