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Development of a method for evaluating the risk to New Zealand's indigenous fauna from the introduction of exotic diseases and pests, including a case study on native parrots

Author: R Jackson; Roger S Morris; Wayne Boardman; New Zealand. Department of Conservation.
Publisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Dept. of Conservation, ©2000.
Series: Science for conservation, 138.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : English
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Suggests a framework and approach for assessing risks to indigenous wildlife populations from exotic diseases. Psittacines are used as a case study, in order to identify the risks to this group and make recommendations on how the proposed approach could be applied to other indigenous wildlife.
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Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R Jackson; Roger S Morris; Wayne Boardman; New Zealand. Department of Conservation.
ISBN: 0478219377 9780478219371
OCLC Number: 54072188
Description: xii, 94 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. An overview of risk analysis and its general application to the management of indigenous fauna of New Zealand --
pt. 2. Animals requiring protection, and the range of agents that must be considered --
pt. 3. A qualitative risk analysis of the threat of exotic disease to endemic psittacines --
pt. 4. Preliminary advice on appropriate risk management systems for indigenous species --
Appendix 1. Background risk--taken from Ratite risk analysis by Sabirovic et al. (1997) --
Appendix 2. A list of diseases that have been reported in all avian species --
Appendix 3. A list of diseases for further consideration.
Series Title: Science for conservation, 138.
Responsibility: R. Jackson, R.S. Morris and W. Boardman.

Abstract:

Suggests a framework and approach for assessing risks to indigenous wildlife populations from exotic diseases. Psittacines are used as a case study, in order to identify the risks to this group and make recommendations on how the proposed approach could be applied to other indigenous wildlife.

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