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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.037
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... No research funds have been made available to produce aversion agents and/or tactics to reduce the need for orchardists to cull flying-foxes to protect their crops. This has occurred despite many years of effort by growers to attract research funds from government and industry groups. It appears...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 237–247.
Published: 17 March 2014
... not streams. Because the causal agent responsible for declines has not been identified, an experimental approach is considered to be necessary to identify the causal agent, in addition to monitoring and field observations. Blaustein, A. R. and Wake, D. B., 1990. Declining amphibian populations...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 118–128.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Tanja Strive; Tarnya E. Cox ABSTRACT The viral biocontrol agents Myxoma virus (MYXV) and Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease Virus (RHDV1), released in 1950 and 1996 respectively, are the only control tools to have resulted in significant and lasting landscape-scale suppression of rabbit populations...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 150–157.
Published: 17 March 2014
...T. F. van de Mortel; W. A. Buttemer Global declines in amphibian populations in often pristine habitats have led to suggestions that a ubiquitous agent might be involved, such as increased Ultraviolet-B (280-320 nm) radiation due to ozone depletion. The Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.015
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... on the processes influencing the distributions of species or on the impact of threatening agents. Many regions have been subject to little or no herpetological survey. The conservation status of many taxa is unclear. The detailed knowledge about herpetofauna possessed by Aboriginal people has only recently been...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 October 2020
...). These (Webb et al. 2016). However, a majority of mosquitoes are strategies can vary from adaptive vegetation and water typically specialised and use a narrow range of suitable level management, to the application of mosquito control habitats for immature development. Mosquitoes lay eggs agents...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 27 October 2020
... mentors with lifetime s experience in this field. I m currently employed by the ACT government as the Director of Biosecurity and Rural Services, so some may consider me a double agent. It is through these varied roles that I ve gained my experience in this topic, but today I m speaking as a farmer...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 173–177.
Published: 21 March 2014
.... tadpole Limnodynastes peronii density effects rearing conditions Anstis, M. 2013. Tadpoles and Frogs of Australia. Reed New Holland, Frenchs Forest, NSW Tadpoles and Frogs of Australia Beebee, T.J.C. 1990. Purification of an agent causing growth-inhibition in anuran larvae and its...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 681–684.
Published: 20 October 2011
.... 1985. Mycophagous marsupials as dispersal agents for ectomycorrhizal fungi on Eucalyptus calophylla and Gastrolobium bilobum. New Phytologist 101: 651-656. Mycophagous marsupials as dispersal agents for ectomycorrhizal fungi on Eucalyptus calophylla and Gastrolobium bilobum New Phytologist 101 651...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 241–250.
Published: 01 December 2019
...; Macgregor et al. 2017), and protozoa such as Toxoplasma gondii, Theileria ornithorhynchi and Trypanosoma binneyi (Munday et al. 1998; Paparini et al. 2014; Paparini et al. 2015; Macgregor et al. 2017). Of particular importance is the fungal disease mucormycosis the causal agent of which is Mucor...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 170–180.
Published: 01 January 2019
...) when shooting some smaller animals where the damage to the brain is of sufficient severity to make the use of a secondary procedure unnecessary; and (4) during disease control operators, where infectious agents may be present in blood and/or central nervous system tissues (e.g. anthrax). In some...
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Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 543–585.
Published: 01 December 2004
... by the Queensland Agent General in London, and by skin dealers, both of whom encouraged the development of a permanent harvest and a continuing export industry. Other proponents of the development of a permanent harvest included senior officials of the Department of Agriculture and Stock, Thomas Foley, some...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 48–56.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... 42: 135-47. Extinction and isolation gradients in metapopulations: the case of rhe pool frog (Rana lessonae) Biol. J. Linn Soc. 42 135 47 Speare, R. and Smith, J. R., 1992. An iridivirus-like agent isolated from the ornate burrowing frog Limnodynastes ornatus in northern Australia...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 25–35.
Published: 01 January 2019
... be considered as a first epidemic because of the point in time addition of large numbers of naïve young carp, the synchronous exposure to high titre CyHV3 and the lack of age class mixing prior to virus exposure. Concerns that have been raised about the effectiveness of CyHV3 as a biocontrol agent are derived...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 501–507.
Published: 01 September 2015
... exploiting cossid galleries in the NSW North Coast bioregion. Methods The observations reported here were made during fieldwork between July 2012 and October 2013 for a broader project, which focused on the impact of stem defect agents in Flooded Gum plantations in north- eastern NSW (Lawson et al., unpubl...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 04 December 2020
... inhibition and increased mortality caused by an alien fungal pathogen (rosette agent Sphaerothecum destruens) vectored by an asymptomatic invasive alien fish (topmouth gudgeon Pseudorasbora parva) (Gozlan et al. 2005). Sphaerothecum destruens is now having further devastating impacts on naïve endemic...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 369–378.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Australia (FRFA). 2 Elders is Australia s largest rural services provider. Its services include insurance, rural finance, real estate and merchandise, as well as being stock and station agents. 3 In October 1995, rabbit calicivirus disease (RCD) escaped from a field-testing site on Wardang Island, South...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 251–264.
Published: 14 October 2011
... to overseas countries where skin disease (camel pox) is a serious cause of camel morbidity and mortality if vaccine is unavailable or ineffective (Koenig 2007). Camel pox is actually one of the few causal agents of fatal camel disease that appears to be camel specific. Feed-related risks Compared to other...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 375–378.
Published: 01 June 2017
... destruction of living systems on this planet, is both monumental folly and cruelty. In an important sense, we are not yet ready for de-extinction if indeed we ever will be. Instead, what the current time demands is a genuine reckoning with ourselves as the agents of mass extinction. In short, we need...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 656–662.
Published: 01 June 2020
... and weirs and barrages to compare these investments with property values and alienated floodplains, is now more-or-less a totally for the land around the river. A quick glance at human construction.) Here again I found in Ian s book an real estate agents websites reveals the median house amusing...