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A model of bovine tuberculosis in the badger Meles meles: an evaluation of different vaccination strategies.

Published online: 14 Jul 2004

Authors: Wilkinson, D. & Smith, G. C. & Delahay, R. J. & Cheeseman, C. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In recent years bovine tuberculosis (TB) incidence in cattle has been increasing in south-west England. The European badger Meles meles is implicated ...

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The effects of reducing population density on contact rates between brushtail possums: implications for transmission of bovine tuberculosis.

Published online: 13 Nov 2002

Authors: Ramsey, D. & Spencer, N. & Caley, P. & Efford, M. & Hansen, K. & Lam, M. & Cooper, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Interactions during mating are thought to be an important mechanism for transmission of tuberculosis (Tb) Mycobacterium bovis in the brushtail possum ...

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Effectiveness of clear-cuttings in non-fragmented pine forests in relation to EU regulations for the eradication of the pine wood nematode.

Published online: 30 Jul 2020

Authors: Robinet, C. & Castagnone-Sereno, P. & Mota, M. & Roux, G. & Sarniguet, C. & Tassus, X. & Jactel, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The invasive pine wood nematode (PWN) Bursaphelenchus xylophilus is one of the most serious threats to pine forests across the world. Detected in Euro...

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Evaluating evidence of association of bovine tuberculosis in cattle and badgers.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Hone, J. & Donnelly, C. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bovine tuberculosis (TB) occurs in cattle and badgers in the UK and control efforts are undertaken to reduce the spread of the disease. This study eva...

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Stochastic models of foot and mouth disease in feral pigs in the Australian semi-arid rangelands.

Published online: 21 May 2003

Authors: Dexter, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Foot and mouth disease (FMD) is one of the world's most important livestock diseases and pigs Sus scrofa are highly susceptible. In countries with sig...

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Male-killing bacteria as agents of insect pest control.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Berec, L. & Maxin, D. & Bernhauerová, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Continual effort is needed to reduce the impact of exotic species in the context of increased globalization. Any innovation in this respect would be a...

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Phylodynamic analysis of an emergent Mycobacterium bovis outbreak in an area with no previously known wildlife infections.

Published online: 20 Apr 2022

Authors: Rossi, G. & Crispell, J. & Brough, T. & Lycett, S. J. & White, P. C. L. & Allen, A. & Ellis, R. J. & Gordon, S. V. & Harwood, R. & Palkopoulou, E. & Presho, E. L. & Skuce, R. & Smith, G. C. & Kao, R. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding how emergent pathogens successfully establish themselves and persist in previously unaffected populations is a crucial problem in diseas...

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Flowers as dirty doorknobs: deformed wing virus transmitted between Apis mellifera and Bombus impatiens through shared flowers.

Published online: 04 Nov 2021

Authors: Burnham, P. A. & Alger, S. A. & Case, B. & Boncristiani, H. & Hébert-Dufresne, L. & Brody, A. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In light of bee declines, the importance of pollination services from managed and native bees to our agriculture and economy is of great political, sc...

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Estimating probabilities of active brucellosis infection in Yellowstone bison through quantitative serology and tissue culture.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Treanor, J. J. & Geremia, C. & Crowley, P. H. & Cox, J. J. & White, P. J. & Wallen, R. L. & Blanton, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Disease management along the boundaries of wildlife reserves is a growing conservation problem worldwide, as infected wildlife can migrate outside pro...

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Culling wildlife hosts to control disease: mountain hares, red grouse and louping ill virus.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Harrison, A. & Newey, S. & Gilbert, L. & Haydon, D. T. & Thirgood, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Culling wildlife hosts is often implemented as a management technique to control pathogen transmission from wildlife to domestic or other economically...

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