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  1. Global trade spreads deadly frog disease from Asia

    www.jcu.edu.au/news/releases/2018/may/global-trade-spreads-deadly-frog-disease-from-asia

    Global trade spreads deadly frog disease from Asia. Corroboree frog getting tested for chytrid. ... The paper, Recent Asian origin of chytrid fungi causing global amphibian declines, was published in Sciencetoday.

    Genetic clues reveal origins of the killer fungus behind the ‘amphibian plague’

  2. Warm frogs can beat deadly disease

    www.jcu.edu.au/news/releases/2017/august/warm-frogs-can-beat-deadly-disease

    Warm frogs can beat deadly disease. Tue, 15 Aug 2017. Warm frogs can beat deadly disease. ... In practical terms, it means that a small-scale removal of trees or large branches overhanging critical habitats such as streams might reduce disease in the

  3. Ribbiting dilemma has scientists on the hop - This is Uni

    www.jcu.edu.au/this-is-uni/articles/ribbiting-dilemma-has-scientists-on-the-hop

    We have learnt so much about this disease, but still do not have a widely effective method for producing sustainable populations in the wild.”. ... A Great barred frog with severe fungal infection. Decades of mainly focusing on one disease has not

  4. Recent publications in Zoology and Ecology

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    2020) Host thermoregulatory constraints predict growth of an amphibian chytrid pathogen (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis). ... 2. Contemporary declines in amphibian populations are widely attributed to chytridiomycosis, caused by the pathogenic fungus

  5. Environmental Biosecurity at JCU Contents James Cook University 1 ... PDF (1219k)

    www.jcu.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0008/467711/Environmental-Biosecurity.pdf

    Environmental Biosecurity at JCU.

  6. Time nearly up for tiny frog

    www.jcu.edu.au/news/releases/2016/october/time-nearly-up-for-tiny-frog

    JCU postdoctoral researcher Tiffany Kosch said the main threat to the species is the Amphibian Chytrid Fungus. ... The Amphibian Chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) has already caused the extinction of six Australian frog species, and a

  7. Local researchers receive funding

    www.jcu.edu.au/news/releases/2012/november/local-researchers-receive-funding

    Understanding the tipping point between epidemic and endemic disease: amphibian chytridiomycosis as a model system. ... The infection also occurs in lowland frog populations but usually does not cause severe disease.

  8. Wildlife diseases in spotlight

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    Our goal is to improve timely disease recognition and management, and minimize future species loss.”. ... Fig 1A. Fig 1B. Photo captions:. Chytridiomycosis: a catastrophic biodiversity disease causing amphibian declines.

  9. Five-year study unlocks global frog death mystery

    www.jcu.edu.au/news/releases/2015/may/news-and-media11111

    Vulnerable species and individuals should now be identifiable before the disease spreads to them. ... Furthermore, recovery programs can be planned to breed disease-resistant amphibians for release back into the wild.

  10. Frog researcher snares PM’s Science Prize

    www.jcu.edu.au/news/releases/2018/october/frog-researcher-snares-pms-science-prize

    Through her PhD research, Lee Berger discovered chytridiomycosis - an infectious disease caused by the chytrid fungus - that was the cause of mysterious amphibian declines in pristine areas of Queensland and beyond. ... Our work has led to a paradigm

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