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Research Output 1996 2020

2020
Yellow fever virus
Yellow Fever
Superinfection
dengue
Dengue
2019

Industrial bees: The impact of apicultural intensification on local disease prevalence

Bartlett, L. J., Rozins, C., Brosi, B. J., Delaphane, K. S., de Roode, J. C., White, A., Wlifert, L. & Boots, M., 1 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 56, 9, p. 2195-2205 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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disease prevalence
honeybee
bee
pathogen
apiculture

The critical role of infectious disease in compensatory population growth in response to culling

Tanner, E., White, A., Lurz, P. W. W., Gortázar, C., Díez-Delgado, I. & Boots, M., Jul 2019, In : American Naturalist. 194, 1, p. E1-E12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

culling
culling (animals)
infectious disease
infectious diseases
population growth

Understanding the role of eco-evolutionary feedbacks in host-parasite coevolution

Ashby, B., Iritani, R., Best, A., White, A. & Boots, M., 7 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 464, p. 115-125 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
coevolution
parasite
population size
population density
polymorphism

Wolves contribute to disease control in a multi-host system

Tanner, E., White, A., Acevedo, P., Balseiro, A., Marcos, J. & Gortázar, C., 28 May 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 7940.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
wolves
disease control
predation
carnivores
Canis lupus
2018

Impact of piglet oral vaccination against tuberculosis in endemic free-ranging wild boar populations

Díez-Delgado, I., Sevilla, I. A., Romero, B., Tanner, E., Barasona, J. A., White, A. R., Lurz, P. W., Boots, M., de la Fuente, J., Dominguez, L., Vicente, J., Garrido, J. M., Juste, R. A., Aranaz, A. & Gortazar, C., 1 Jul 2018, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 155, p. 11-20 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Sus scrofa
Vaccination
Tuberculosis
Population
Vaccines
2017

Host lifespan and the evolution of resistance to multiple parasites

Donnelly, R., White, A. & Boots, M., Mar 2017, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 30, 3, p. 561–570

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File

Host–parasite fluctuating selection in the absence of specificity

Best, A., Ashby, B., White, A., Bowers, R., Buckling, A., Koskella, B. & Boots, M., 15 Nov 2017, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 284, 1866, 20171615.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Parasites
Host-Parasite Interactions
Host Specificity
Genes
Alleles

Mathematical models for invasive species management: Grey squirrel control on Anglesey

Jones, H. E. M., White, A., Lurz, P. & Shuttleworth, C., 10 Sep 2017, In : Ecological Modelling. 359, p. 276–284 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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File
invasive species
habitat structure
native species
trapping
modeling

The evolution of host defence when parasites impact reproduction

Best, A., White, A. & Boots, M., Jul 2017, In : Evolutionary Ecology Research. 18, p. 393-409 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
sterility
parasite
parasites
tolerance
branching

The evolution of host defence when parasites impact reprodution

Best, A., White, A. & Boots, M., Jul 2017, In : Evolutionary Ecology Research. 18, p. 393-409 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Infertility
Parasites
Virulence
Costs and Cost Analysis
Mutation
2016

Incorporating habitat distribution in wildlife disease models: conservation implications for the threat of squirrelpox on the Isle of Arran

Macpherson, M., Davidson, R. S., Duncan, D. B., Lurz, P. W., Jarrott, A. & White, A., Feb 2016, In : Animal Conservation. 19, 1, p. 3-14 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
wildlife diseases
disease models
Squirrel parapoxvirus
habitats
emerging diseases

Modelling disease spread in real landscapes: Squirrelpox spread in Southern Scotland as a case study

White, A., Lurz, P. W., Bryce, J., Tonkin, M., Ramoo, K., Bamforth, L., Jarrott, A. & Boots, M., 5 May 2016, In : Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Mammalogy. 27, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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File
disease spread
native species
modeling
conservation management
virus

Modelling the impact of forest design plans on an endangered mammal species: the Eurasian red squirrel

Jones, H. E. M., White, A., Geddes, N., Clavey, P., Farries, J., Dearnley, T., Boots, M. & Lurz, P. W., 2016, In : Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Mammalogy. 27, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
mammal
modeling
forestry production
amenity
land management
2015

Evolution, the loss of diversity and the role of trade-offs

Best, A., Bowers, R. & White, A., Jun 2015, In : Mathematical Biosciences. 264, 1, p. 86-93 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Trade-offs
Disease Resistance
branching
Population
Invasion

Pollen flow in fragmented landscapes maintains genetic diversity following stand-replacing disturbance in a neotropical pioneer tree, Vochysia ferruginea Mart

Davies, S. J., Cavers, S., Finegan, B., White, A., Breed, M. F. & Lowe, A. J., Aug 2015, In : Heredity. 115, 2, p. 125-129 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pollen
Inbreeding
Regeneration
Forests
Growth

Seasonal forcing in a host–macroparasite system

Taylor, R. A., White, A. & Sherratt, J. A., 21 Jan 2015, In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 365, p. 55-66

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File

The epidemiological feedbacks critical to the evolution of host immunity

Donnelly, R., White, A. & Boots, M., Nov 2015, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 28, 11, p. 2042-2053 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Immunity
Fertility
Parasites
Immunologic Memory
Adaptive Immunity
2014

A modelling assessment of control strategies to prevent/reduce Squirrelpox spread.

White, A. & Lurz, P., 2014, Scottish Natural Heritage: Commissioned Report No. 627.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Conservation management within strongholds in the face of disease-mediated invasions: red and grey squirrels as a case study

White, A., Bell, S., Lurz, P. & Boots, M., Dec 2014, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 51, 6, p. 1631-1642 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
conservation management
native species
extinction
stochasticity
habitat quality

How specificity and epidemiology drive the coevolution of static trait diversity in hosts and parasites

Boots, M., White, A., Best, A. & Bowers, R., Jun 2014, In : Evolution. 68, 6, p. 1594-1606 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
coevolution
epidemiology
parasites
pathogenicity
dimorphism

The coevolutionary implications of host tolerance

Best, A., White, A. & Boots, M., 2014, In : Evolution. 68, 5, p. 1426-1435

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parasites
Virulence
Genes
Symbiosis
Population Dynamics
2013

A comparison of the dynamical impact of seasonal mechanisms in a herbivore-plant defence system

Reynolds, J., Sherratt, J. A., White, A. & Lambin, X., May 2013, In : Theoretical Ecology. 6, 2, p. 225-239 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

How do variations in seasonality affect population cycles?

Taylor, R., White, A. & Sherratt, J. A., Mar 2013, In : Proceedings B. 280, 1754, 20122714.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

population cycle
breeding season
seasonality
generalist
predation

Optimal immune defence in the light of variation in lifespan

Boots, M., Donnelly, R. & White, A., Nov 2013, In : Parasite Immunology. 35, 11, p. 331–338 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Seasonal forcing and multi-year cycles in interacting populations: Lessons from a predator-prey model

Taylor, R. A., Sherratt, J. A. & White, A., 1 Dec 2013, In : Journal of Mathematical Biology. 67, 6-7, p. 1741-1764 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Predator-prey Model
Periodicity
Forcing
Predator prey systems
predators

Seasonality selects for more acutely virulent parasites when virulence is density dependent

Donnelly, R., Best, A., White, A. & Boots, M., 22 Jan 2013, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 280, 1751

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

virulence
seasonality
parasite
birth rate
mortality

Stability switches in a host-pathogen model as the length of a time delay increases

Reynolds, J. J. H., Sherratt, J. A. & White, A., 1 Dec 2013, In : Journal of Nonlinear Science. 23, 6, p. 1073-1087 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The evolutionary dynamics of within-generation immune priming in invertebrate hosts

Best, A., Tidbury, H., White, A. & Boots, M., 2013, In : Interface. 10, 80

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adaptive Immunity
Invertebrates
Virulence
Immunity
Population
2012

Database of diazotrophs in global ocean: Abundance, biomass and nitrogen fixation rates

Luo, Y-W., Doney, S. C., Anderson, L. A., Benavides, M., Berman-Frank, I., Bode, A., Bonnet, S., Boström, K. H., Böttjer, D., Capone, D. G., Carpenter, E. J., Chen, Y. L., Church, M. J., Dore, J. E., Falcón, L. I., Fernández-Prieto, A., Foster, R. A., Furuya, K., Gómez, F., Gundersen, K. & 29 others, Hynes, A. M., Karl, D. M., Kitajima, S., Langlois, R. J., LaRoche, J., Letelier, R. M., Marañón, E., McGillicuddy, D. J., Moisander, P. H., Moore, C. M., Mouriño-Carballido, B., Mulholland, M. R., Needoba, J. A., Orcutt, K. M., Poulton, A. J., Rahav, E., Raimbault, P., Rees, A. P., Riemann, L., Shiozaki, T., Subramaniam, A., Tyrrell, T., Turk-Kubo, K. A., Varela, M., Villareal, T. A., Webb, E. A., White, A. E., Wu, J. & Zehr, J. P., 31 Aug 2012, Earth System Science Data. Göttingen, Germany: Copernicus Publications, p. 47-73 27 p. (Earth System Science Data; vol. 4, no. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

global ocean
nitrogen fixation
fixation
biomass
pelagic ecosystem

Delayed induced silica defences in grasses and their potential for destabilising herbivore population dynamics

Reynolds, J., Lambin, X., Massey, F., Reidlinger, S., Sherratt, J. A., Smith, M., White, A. & Hartley, S., Oct 2012, In : Oecologia. 170, 2, p. 445-456

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

herbivore
population dynamics
silica
grass
population cycle

The implications of immunopathology for parasite evolution

Best, A., Long, G., White, A. & Boots, M., Aug 2012, In : Proceedings B. 279, p. 3234-3240 1741.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parasites
Host-Parasite Interactions
Virulence
Pathology
Mortality

The Importance of Who Infects Whom: The Evolution of Diversity in Host Resistance to Infectious Disease

Boots, M., White, A., Best, A. & Bowers, R. G., Oct 2012, In : Ecology Letters. 15, 10, p. 1104-11

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

polymorphism
infectious diseases
parasites
coevolution
dimorphism
2011

Evolutionary Behaviour, Trade-Offs and Cyclic and Chaotic Population Dynamics

Hoyle, A., Bowers, R. G. & White, A., May 2011, In : Bulletin of Mathematical Biology. 73, 5, p. 1154-1169 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

population dynamics
simulation
chaotic dynamics
dynamic analysis
life history trait

Host resistance and coevolution in spatially structured populations.

Best, A., Webb, S., White, A. & Boots, M., 22 Jul 2011, In : Proceedings B. 278, 1715, p. 2216-2222

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coevolution
parasites
social structure
human population
mathematical models

Life history and mating systems select for male biased parasitism mediated through natural selection and ecological feedbacks

Bacelar, F. S., White, A. & Boots, M., 21 Jan 2011, In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 269, 1, p. 131-137 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genetic Selection
Aptitude
Marriage
Parasites
Costs and Cost Analysis

The evolution of developmental timing in natural enemy systems

Hackett-Jones, E., White, A. & Cobbold, C. A., 21 Apr 2011, In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 275, 1, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

natural enemy
parasitoid
mortality risk
population dynamics
density dependence

The evolution of host protection by vertically transmitted parasites

Jones, E. O., White, A. & Boots, M., 22 Mar 2011, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 278, 1707, p. 863-870 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parasites
Host-Parasite Interactions
Arthropods
Fertility
Virulence

The population dynamical consequences of density-dependent prophylaxis

Reynolds, J., White, A., Sherratt, J. A. & Boots, M., 7 Nov 2011, In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 288, p. 1-8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

prophylaxis
pathogens
infectious diseases
time lag
immunity
2010

Resistance is futile but tolerance can explain why parasites do not always castrate their hosts

Best, A., White, A. & Boots, M., Feb 2010, In : Evolution. 64, 2, p. 348-357 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

parasites
fecundity
sterilizing
sublethal effects
castration

The evolutionary implications of conflict between parasites with different transmission modes

Jones, E. O., White, A. & Boots, M., Aug 2010, In : Evolution. 64, 8, p. 2408-2416 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

parasite
virulence
conflict
feminization
evolutionary biology

The evolution of host-parasite range

Best, A., White, A., Kisdi, E. ., Antonovics, J., Brockhurst, M. A. & Boots, M., 1 Jul 2010, In : American Naturalist. 176, 1, p. 63-71 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Host Specificity
Parasites
Genes
Parasitic Diseases
Chronic Disease
2009

Coexistence of multiple parasitoids on a single host due to differences in parasitoid phenology

Hackett-Jones, E., Cobbold, C. & White, A., 2009, In : Theoretical Ecology. 2, 1, p. 19-31 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

parasitoids
phenology
population dynamics
biological control agents
oscillation

Invading with biological weapons: The role of shared disease in ecological invasion

Bell, S. S., White, A., Sherratt, J. A. & Boots, M., 2009, In : Theoretical Ecology. 2, 1, p. 53-66 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ecological invasion
infectious diseases
indigenous species

Parasite-grass-forb interactions and rock-paper- scissor dynamics: Predicting the effects of the parasitic plant Rhinanthus minor on host plant communities

Cameron, D. D., White, A. & Antonovics, J., Nov 2009, In : Journal of Ecology. 97, 6, p. 1311-1319 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rhinanthus minor
parasitic plants
plant communities
host plants
rocks

The evolution of covert, silent infection as a parasite strategy

Sorrell, I., White, A., Pedersen, A. B., Hails, R. S. & Boots, M., 22 Jun 2009, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 276, 1665, p. 2217-2226 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parasites
Infection
Birth Rate
Superinfection
Infectious Disease Transmission

The implications of coevolutionary dynamics to host-parasite interactions

Best, A., White, A. & Boots, M., Jun 2009, In : American Naturalist. 173, 6, p. 779-791 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Host-Parasite Interactions
Parasites
Virulence
Mutation Rate
Communicable Diseases

The role of ecological feedbacks in the evolution of host defence: What does theory tell us?

Boots, M., Best, A., Miller, M. R. & White, A., 2009, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 364, 1513, p. 27-36 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

parasites
population ecology
host-parasite relationships
defense mechanisms
infection
2008

Disease effects on reproduction can cause population cycles in seasonal environments

Smith, M. J., White, A., Sherratt, J. A., Telfer, S., Begon, M. & Lambin, X., Mar 2008, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 77, 2, p. 378-389 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reproduction
Fertility
Population
Infection
Arvicolinae

Maintenance of host variation in tolerance to pathogens and parasites

Best, A., White, A. & Boots, M., 30 Dec 2008, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 105, 52, p. 20786-20791 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

parasites
pathogens
disease prevalence
coevolution
polymorphism