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Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

An option strategy involving either a purchased call and a written put or a written call and a purchased put for the same expiry date (cf. conversion; reverse conversion). Also known as a c...

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Fences Excluding Cabbage Maggot Flies and Tiger Flies (Diptera: Anthomyiidae) from Large Plantings of Radish

Peeter Päts and Robert S. Vernon.

in Environmental Entomology

December 1999; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 3998 words.

The influence of a specially constructed insect exclusion fence on the number of cabbage maggot flies, Delia radicum (L.), and tiger flies Coenosia tigrina (F.) (a predator of cabbage...

Importance of Collection Overhangs on the Efficacy of Exclusion Fences for Managing Cabbage Flies (Diptera: Anthomyiidae)

Michael K. Bomford, Robert S. Vernon and Peeter Päts.

in Environmental Entomology

August 2000; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 2891 words.

Fine nylon mesh fences (135 cm high) with varying lengths of downward-sloping collection overhangs were evaluated for efficacy in excluding the female cabbage flies Delia radicum (L.) from...

Effect of Temperature on Feeding Period of Larval Blacklegged Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) on Eastern Fence Lizards

in Journal of Medical Entomology

November 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 2210 words.

Ambient temperature can influence tick development time, and can potentially affect tick interactions with pathogens and with vertebrate hosts. We studied the effect of ambient temperature...

Genetic, prenatal, and postnatal correlates of dispersal in hatchling fence lizards (Sceloporus occidentalis)

Manuel Massot, Raymond B. Huey, Joyce Tsuji and Fredrica H. van Berkum.

in Behavioral Ecology

September 2003; p ublished online September 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 5477 words.

Similarity of dispersal behavior among siblings is common in vertebrates. However, little is known about the factors (genetic, prenatal, postnatal) generating this similarity. Here we...

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Root Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and Ground Beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) Immigration into Strawberry Plots Protected by Fence or Portable Trench Barriers

Michael K. Bomford and Robert S. Vernon.

in Environmental Entomology

August 2005; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 3668 words.

Physical exclusion shows some potential as a novel root weevil control strategy, but barriers to root weevil immigration may also exclude beneficial insects, such as ground beetles. A field...

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Ability of Transstadially Infected Ixodes pacificus (Acari: Ixodidae) to Transmit West Nile Virus to Song Sparrows or Western Fence Lizards

in Journal of Medical Entomology

March 2007; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 4809 words.

The hypothesis that Ixodes pacificus Cooley & Kohls (Acari: Ixodidae) may serve as a reservoir and vector of West Nile virus (family Flaviviridae, genus Flavivirus, WNV) in California was...

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Movement and migration in a changing world

Åke Lindström, Ben B. Chapman, Niclas Jonzén and Marcel Klaassen.

in Animal Movement Across Scales

August 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 9564 words.

This chapter focuses on the documented effects that recent changes in habitat quality, climate, and biotic interactions have had on the spatiotemporal regimes of migrating animals. Animals...

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Solutions

Michael Lannoo.

in Malformed Frogs

April 2008; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 4415 words.

The strategy taken by most malformed frog researchers seems sound enough both in theory and in practice, and proceeds as follows: (1) develop awareness; (2) identify causes; (3) effect...

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Impacts of Forest Management on Amphibians

Rochelle B. Renken.

in Amphibian Declines

June 2005; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 1244 words.

Researchers with the Missouri Department of Conservation, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, the U.S. Forest Service, and cooperating universities (University of...

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Habitat-Specific Movement and Edge-Mediated Behavior of the Saproxylic Insect Odontotaenius disjunctus (Coleoptera: Passalidae)

Heather Bird Jackson, Kristen A. Baum, Tristan Robert and James T. Cronin.

in Environmental Entomology

October 2009; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 8586 words.

The ability to disperse among patches is central to population dynamics in fragmented landscapes. Although saproxylic (=dead wood dependent) insects live in extremely fragmented forest...

Host Suitability of Nonmaize Agroecosystem Grasses for the Western Corn Rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)

Ted A. Wilson and Bruce E. Hibbard.

in Environmental Entomology

August 2004; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 3879 words.

The biology of western corn rootworm larvae, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte, on alternate hosts has become an important topic with the recent commercialization of...

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Associational Interactions Between Urban Trees: Are Native Neighbors Better Than Non-Natives?

Carl Scott Clem and David W Held.

in Environmental Entomology

August 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 6494 words.

Abstract

This project investigated associational interactions (associational resistance or susceptibility) between native and non-native trees commonly found...

Socio-spatial organization and spatial ecology

M.G.L. Mills and M.E.J. Mills.

in Kalahari Cheetahs

April 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Biodiversity and Conservation Biology. 6521 words.

Home ranges of males (1204 km2) and females (1510 km2) were similar. Female home range size was positively related to the dispersion of prey and generally, but not exclusively, they...

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Surface-dwelling reptiles

John D. Willson.

in Reptile Ecology and Conservation

May 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 6279 words.

This chapter discusses proven methods for trapping and sampling a wide variety of surface-dwelling reptiles for herpetological study. It describes specific sampling methods, divided into...

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Arboreal and fossorial reptiles

Robert W. Henderson, Robert Powell, Jose Martín and Pilar Lopez.

in Reptile Ecology and Conservation

May 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 6284 words.

This chapter discusses some sampling and trapping techniques for arboreal and fossorial reptiles, as these are often more elusive and their habitats and behaviours often provide obstacles...

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Host-Feeding Sources and Infection With Trypanosoma cruzi of Triatoma infestans and Triatoma eratyrusiformis (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) From the Calchaqui Valleys in Northwestern Argentina

M. C. Cecere, M. Leporace, M. P. Fernández, J. E. Zárate, C. Moreno, R. E. Gürtler and M. V. Cardinal.

in Journal of Medical Entomology

May 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 5090 words.

We assessed the prevalence of infection with Trypanosoma cruzi, parasite genotypes (discrete typing units, DTUs), and the host-feeding sources of domestic and peridomestic Triatoma infestansnull...

Feeding Preferences of the Immature Stages of Three Western North American Ixodid Ticks (Acari) for Avian, Reptilian, or Rodent Hosts

in Journal of Medical Entomology

January 2009; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 5183 words.

Larval and nymphal Ixodes pacificus Cooley and Kohls, I. (Ixodes) jellisoni Cooley and Kohls, and Dermacentor occidentalis Marx were tested for host preference when simultaneously presented...

Efficacy of Amitraz Applied to White-Tailed Deer by the ‘4-Poster’ Topical Treatment Device in Controlling Free-Living Lone Star Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae)

in Journal of Medical Entomology

November 2000; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 4071 words.

White-tailed deer treated themselves with a commercial pour-on acaricide formulation containing 2% amitraz as they fed from an ARS-patented ‘4-poster’ topical treatment device. Whole kernel...

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Augmenting the conservation value of rehabilitated wildlife by integrating genetics and population modeling in the post-rehabilitation decision process

Carlo Pacioni, Chris Rafferty, Kelly Morley, Sarah Stevenson, Andrew Chapman, Michael Wickins, Terry Verney, Gerry Deegan, Sabrina Trocini and Peter B S Spencer.

in Current Zoology

October 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 6512 words.

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Insular populations are particularly vulnerable to the effects of stochastic events, epidemics, and loss of genetic diversity due to inbreeding and...

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Seasonal Activity and Host Associations of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in Southeastern Missouri

in Journal of Medical Entomology

November 1999; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 4500 words.

Based on tick collections recovered from wild vertebrates and by dragging, the seasonal occurrence of adult blacklegged ticks, Ixodes scapularis Say, extended from October through May in...