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RHDV2 in Australia and implications for current rabbit biocontrol initiatives.

Published online: 24 Jan 2018

Published by: Australia, Rabbit Biocontrol Scientific Committee

Content type: Miscellaneous

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Modelling the control of bovine tuberculosis in badgers in England: culling and the release of lactating females.

Published online: 13 May 1998

Authors: Smith, G. C. & Cheeseman, C. L. & Clifton-Hadley, R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A simulation model was used to evaluate the effect of different levels of culling on 6 badger social groups in an attempt to reduce or eradicate tuber...

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External scientific report: alternative control strategies against ASF in wild boar populations.

Published online: 13 Apr 2016

Authors: Lange, M.

Content type: Miscellaneous

ASF is a devastating infectious disease of domestic pigs and wild boar, usually fatal. No vaccine exists to combat this virus. It does not affect huma...

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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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Population-scale treatment informs solutions for control of environmentally transmitted wildlife disease.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Martin, A. M. & Richards, S. A. & Fraser, T. A. & Polkinghorne, A. & Burridge, C. P. & Carver, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Long-term pathogen control or eradication in wildlife is rare and represents a major challenge in conservation. Control is particularly difficult for ...

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Modelling the koi herpesvirus (KHV) epidemic highlights the importance of active surveillance within a national control policy.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Taylor, N. G. H. & Norman, R. A. & Way, K. & Peeler, E. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Koi herpesvirus can cause serious disease in carp Cyprinus carpio populations globally. Populations of carp exposed to the virus are already widesprea...

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Persistence of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis in rabbits: the interplay between horizontal and vertical transmission.

Published online: 02 May 2007

Authors: Judge, J. & Davidson, R. S. & Marion, G. & White, P. C. L. & Hutchings, M. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Paratuberculosis (Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis; Map) is a widespread and difficult disease to control in livestock populations and ...

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Landscape connectivity predicts chronic wasting disease risk in Canada.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Nobert, B. R. & Merrill, E. H. & Pybus, M. J. & Bollinger, T. K. & Hwang YeenTen

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Predicting the spatial pattern of disease risk in wild animal populations is important for implementing effective control programmes. We developed a r...

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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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Which mechanisms drive seasonal rabies outbreaks in raccoons? A test using dynamic social network models.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Hirsch, B. T. & Reynolds, J. J. H. & Gehrt, S. D. & Craft, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The timing of raccoon rabies outbreaks in the eastern USA is non-random and often exhibits a seasonal peak. While fluctuations in disease transmission...

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