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Modelling reinfection of replanted cocoa by swollen shoot virus in pandemically diseased areas.

Published online: 09 Mar 1995

Authors: Jeger, M. J. & Thresh, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reinfection of healthy replanted cocoa by cacao swollen shoot badnavirus, was modelled. Much of the spread of disease in pandemically diseased areas s...

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How can control of invading plant pathogens increase their rate of spread? How can we prevent it?

Published online: 05 Nov 2020

Authors: Sharp, R.

Content type: Blog

This paper presents the results of studies conducted to determine the effect of the control of invading plant pathogens in increasing their rate of sp...

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Temporal dynamics of plant competition in genetically diverse wheat populations in the presence and absence of stripe rust.

Published online: 19 Feb 1997

Authors: Finckh, M. R. & Mundt, C. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effects of disease and environment on competitive interactions among wheat genotypes were investigated. Wheat genotypes (5) were grown in up to 6 diff...

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Alternative food sources interfere with removal of a fungal amphibian pathogen by zooplankton.

Published online: 10 Dec 2021

Authors: Deknock, A. & Pasmans, F. & Leeuwenberg, R. van & Praet, S. van & Bruneel, S. & Lens, L. & Croubels, S. & Martel, A. & Goethals, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

While the amphibian disease chytridiomycosis is causing ongoing population declines and biodiversity losses around the globe, efficient mitigation str...

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Why high seed densities within buried mesh bags may overestimate depletion rates of soil seed banks.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Mourik, T. A. van & Stomph, T. J. & Murdoch, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Estimates of seed bank depletion rates are essential for modelling and management of plant populations. The seed bag burial method is often used to me...

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Disease spread in small-size directed trade networks: the role of hierarchical categories.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Pautasso, M. & Xu XiangMing & Jeger, M. J. & Harwood, T. D. & Moslonka-Lefebvre, M. & Pellis, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Small-size, directed networks are relevant for many biological applications, from meta-populations to food webs, from transport flows to evolutionary ...

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Crop-dominated landscapes have higher vector-borne plant virus prevalence.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Claflin, S. B. & Jones, L. E. & Thaler, J. S. & Power, A. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Landscape composition affects local arthropod biodiversity, including herbivorous insects and their predators, yet to date landscape effects on insect...

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Mathematical epidemiology of rice dwarf virus transmitted by green rice leafhoppers: a differential equation model.

Published online: 19 Feb 1986

Authors: Nakasuji, F. & Miyai, S. & Kawamoto, H. & Kiritani, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Both the number of rice hills (clumps of tillering stalks from planted seedlings) and the density of vectors were divided into 3 categories: healthy, ...

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Models of sugarcane smut disease and their implications for testing variety resistance.

Published online: 17 May 1988

Authors: Elston, D. A. & Simmonds, N. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The testing procedure currently used for assessing Ustilago scitaminea resistance in sugarcane varieties is empirical and leads to anomalies. Models f...

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Measuring the cost of resistance to Puccinia coronata CDA in Avena fatua.

Published online: 14 Jul 1987

Authors: Burdon, J. J. & Müller, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In greenhouse and field plot experiments, 15 oat lines selected from a natural population in Canberra were compared. Genotypes susceptible to P. coron...

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