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Pathogen-mediated selection and management implications for white-tailed deer exposed to chronic wasting disease.

Published online: 28 Apr 2022

Authors: Ketz, A. C. & Robinson, S. J. & Johnson, C. J. & Samuel, M. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pathogens can cause host extinction, affect population dynamics and influence natural selection. Host susceptibility to pathogens can vary by species,...

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Long-term heavy grazing increases community-level foliar fungal diseases by shifting plant composition.

Published online: 30 Apr 2022

Authors: Liu Yong & Duan DongDong & Jiang FeiFei & Tian Zhen & Feng XiaoXuan & Wu NaNa & Hou FuJiang & Kardol, P. & Nan ZhiBiao & Chen Tao

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In grasslands, the interactions of foliar fungal diseases and their host plants are largely dependent on grazing by large herbivores. However, the rel...

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The ecology of emerging tick-borne diseases in a changing world.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Ostfeld, R. S.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

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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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Predicting the effect of a novel vertebrate biocontrol agent: a model for viral-vectored immunocontraception of New Zealand possums.

Published online: 23 Feb 1995

Authors: Barlow, N. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model is described for predicting the outcome of biological control of New Zealand possums, using viral-vectored immunocontraception based on a sexu...

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Estimating marine protected area network benefits for reef sharks.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Martín, G. & Espinoza, M. & Heupel, M. & Simpfendorfer, C. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Animal movement has direct applications in spatial management and conservation planning, yet it is rarely taken into account for the design of natural...

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Environmental conditions associated with bat white-nose syndrome mortality in the north-eastern United States.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Flory, A. R. & Kumar, S. & Stohlgren, T. J. & Cryan, P. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

White-nose syndrome (WNS) is an emerging disease of hibernating North American bats that is caused by the cold-growing fungus Geomyces destructans. Si...

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Parsing the effects of demography, climate and management on recurrent brucellosis outbreaks in Elk.

Published online: 25 Jul 2020

Authors: Cotterill, G. G. & Cross, P. C. & Merkle, J. A. & Rogerson, J. D. & Scurlock, B. M. & Toit, J. T. du

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Zoonotic pathogens can harm human health and well-being directly or by impacting livestock. Pathogens that spillover from wildlife can also impair con...

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Use of environmental animal health management strategies for decision-making. EAHMI Conference 2013, Makati City, Philippines, 18-19 September 2013.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

This publication reports on the Environmental Animal Health Management Initiative (EAHMI) Conference 013, held in Makati City, Philippines, last 18-19...

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Forecasting potential emergence of zoonotic diseases in South-East Asia: network analysis identifies key rodent hosts.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Bordes, F. & Caron, A. & Blasdell, K. & Garine-Wichatitsky, M. de & Morand, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Within complex ecological systems, identifying animal species likely to play a key role in the emergence of infectious zoonotic diseases remains a maj...

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