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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/146205
Description: We hypothesize that aggregations of animals are likely to attract pathogenic micro-organisms and that this is especially the case for semisocial and eusocial insects where selection ultimately led to ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/126302
Description: Microbial pathogens were important in the evolution of insect societies and remain a major cause of colony death. The differential effects are reported of antimicrobial compounds extracted from six sp ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1142117
Description: Evidence for the antiquity and importance of microbial pathogens as selective agents is found in the proliferation of antimicrobial defences throughout the animal kingdom. Social insects, typified by ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2006
Subject Keyword: 060400 Genetics | endangered species
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/13538
Description: Anthropogenic impacts are believed to be the primary threats to the eastern Australian population of grey nurse sharks (Carcharias taurus), which is listed as critically endangered, and the most threa ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2005
Subject Keyword: 060400 Genetics | 060200 Ecology
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1129586
Description: 5 page(s)
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/6216
Description: Patterns in the spatial distribution of organisms provide important information about mechanisms that regulate the diversity of life and the complexity of ecosystems1, 2. Although microorganisms may c ... More
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Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1147534
Description: Population bottlenecks occur frequently in threatened species and result in loss of genetic diversity and evolutionary potential. These may range in severity between short intense bottlenecks, and mor ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/9802
Description: Deleterious alleles may be removed (purged) bynatural selection in populations undergoinginbreeding. However, there is controversyregarding the effectiveness of selection inreducing the risk of extinc ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1141148
Description: Most ecologists are comfortable with the notion of habitats as recognizable entities and also with situations where the junction between two adjacent habitats forms a discrete edge. Such edges form na ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2002
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1119124
Description: 9 page(s)
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2002
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1154729
Description: Human activities are simultaneously decreasing the size of wildlife populations (causing inbreeding) and increasing the level of stress that wildlife populations must face. Inbreeding reduces populati ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2002
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1154651
Description: Many species require captive breeding to ensure their survival. The eventual aim of such programs is usually to reintroduce the species into the wild. Populations in captivity deteriorate due to inbre ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2001
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1147080
Description: 7 page(s)
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2001
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1114409
Description: 12 page(s)
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2000
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1152036
Description: Efficient selection of fungi for biological control of nematodes requires a series of screening assays. Assessment of genetic diversity in the candidate species maximizes the variety of the isolates t ... More
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