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Modelling the effects of recent changes in climate, host density and acaricide treatments on population dynamics of Ixodes ricinus in the UK.

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: Dobson, A. D. M. & Randolph, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A population model for the tick Ixodes ricinus, the most significant vector of pathogens in Europe, is used to explore the relative impact of changes ...

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The dispersal of certain species of Mallophaga which infest the domestic fowl Callus domesticus.

Published online: 22 May 1969

Authors: Ryder, W. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As biting lice (Mallophaga) pass their whole life on the host, they have little opportunity for dispersal, except during direct contact between host i...

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An individual-based model of Trichogramma foraging behaviour: parameter estimation for single females.

Published online: 20 Sep 1996

Authors: Blanché, S. & Casas, J. & Bigler, F. & Bergeijk, K. E. J. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The aim of this work was to estimate spatio-temporal parameters of an individual based model of Trichogramma female foraging behaviour in a mass reari...

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Host-adapted aphid populations differ in their migratory patterns and capacity to colonize crops.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Eigenbrode, S. D. & Davis, T. S. & Adams, J. R. & Husebye, D. S. & Waits, L. P. & Hawthorne, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although phytophagous insects can vary genetically in host use and exhibit long-range movements, the combined implications of these phenomena for pest...

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Variation in the effectiveness of symbiotic associations between native rhizobia and temperate Australian Acacia: within-species interactions.

Published online: 27 Sep 1999

Authors: Burdon, J. J. & Gibson, A. H. & Searle, S. D. & Woods, M. J. & Brockwell, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study was conducted during 1993-95 to assess the ability of different rhizobial isolates collected from 67 populations of 22 species of Acacia acros...

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The potential effect of exotic Pacific rats Rattus exulans on vectors of scrub typhus.

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Kuo, C. C. & Wang HsiChieh & Huang ChingLun

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role and influence of exotic species in indigenous vector-borne diseases are important but remain understudied. Ascertaining whether disease vecto...

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Linking spring phenology with mechanistic models of host movement to predict disease transmission risk.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Merkle, J. A. & Cross, P. C. & Scurlock, B. M. & Cole, E. K. & Courtemanch, A. B. & Dewey, S. R. & Kauffman, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Disease models typically focus on temporal dynamics of infection, while often neglecting environmental processes that determine host movement. In many...

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Habitat degradation and the decline of the threatened mussel Margaritifera margaritifera: influence of turbidity and sedimentation on the mussel and its host.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Österling, M. E. & Arvidsson, B. L. & Greenberg, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat degradation is a major reason for species extinctions. For parasite-host interactions, the decline of a parasite may not only be related to th...

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Collateral diseases: aquaculture impacts on wildlife infections.

Published online: 23 Mar 2021

Authors: Bouwmeester, M. M. & Goedknegt, M. A. & Poulin, R. & Thieltges, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Aquaculture is a promising source of fish and other aquatic organisms to ensure human food security but it comes at the price of diverse environmental...

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Tracking seasonal activity of the western blacklegged tick across California.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: MacDonald, A. J. & O'Neill, C. & Yoshimizu, M. H. & Padgett, K. A. & Larsen, A. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding seasonal patterns of activity, or phenology, of vector species is fundamental to determining seasonality of disease risk and epidemics o...

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