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Predictability of anthrax infection in the Serengeti, Tanzania.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Hampson, K. & Lembo, T. & Bessell, P. & Auty, H. & Packer, C. & Halliday, J. & Beesley, C. A. & Fyumagwa, R. & Hoare, R. & Ernest, E. & Mentzel, C. & Metzger, K. L. & Mlengeya, T. & Stamey, K. & Roberts, K. & Wilkins, P. P. & Cleaveland, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anthrax is endemic throughout Africa, causing considerable livestock and wildlife losses and severe, sometimes fatal, infection in humans. Predicting ...

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Nitrogen: the essential public enemy.

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Dalton, H. & Brand-Hardy, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In this paper, we discuss the impacts in the UK and give examples of the steps that are being taken by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural ...

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Smoke in a new era of fire people.

Published online: 07 Mar 2018

Authors: Hessburg, P. & Larkin, S. & Varner, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Smoke from fire can sharply reduce air quality by releasing particulate matter, one of the most dangerous types of air pollution for human health. A t...

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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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Weather-driven dynamics of an intermediate host: mechanistic and statistical population modelling of Oncomelania hupensis.

Published online: 29 Aug 2007

Authors: Remais, J. & Hubbard, A. & Wu ZiSong & Spear, R. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Population models of intermediate host species' abundance are vital tools for assessing the impacts of control activities and changing environmental c...

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Capturing individual-level parameters of influenza A virus dynamics in wild ducks using multistate models.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Avril, A. & Grosbois, V. & Latorre-Margalef, N. & Gaidet, N. & Tolf, C. & Olsen, B. & Waldenström, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Disease prevalence in wildlife is governed by epidemiological parameters (infection and recovery rates) and response to infection, both of which vary ...

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Reservoir dynamics of rabies in South-East Tanzania and the roles of cross-species transmission and domestic dog vaccination.

Published online: 20 Dec 2021

Authors: Lushasi, K. & Hayes, S. & Ferguson, E. A. & Changalucha, J. & Cleaveland, S. & Govella, N. J. & Haydon, D. T. & Sambo, M. & Mchau, G. J. & Mpolya, E. A. & Mtema, Z. & Nonga, H. E. & Steenson, R. & Nouvellet, P. & Donnelly, C. A. & Hampson, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the role of different species in the transmission of multi-host pathogens, such as rabies virus, is vital for effective control strategi...

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A response from the British Ecological Society to the Environmental Audit Committee "Invasive species" inquiry - May 2019.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper presents the response from the British Ecological Society to the Environmental Audit Committee "Invasive Species" inquiry, addressing the f...

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Management options for dealing with changing forest-water relations.

Published online: 28 Mar 2019

Authors: Bhaskar Vira & Ellison, D. & McNulty, S. G. & Archer, E. & Bishop, K. & Claassen, M. & Creed, I. F. & Gush, M. & Dipak Gyawali & Martin-Ortega, J. & Aditi Mukherji & Murdiyarso, D. & Pol, P. O. & Sullivan, C. A. & Noordwijk, M. van & Wei XiaoHua & Xu JianChu & Reed, M. G. & Wilson, S. J.

Content type: Bulletin article

This chapter addresses potential forest and water management strategies based on the understanding of the 'new normal', the challenges imposed, in par...

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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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