Matthew B Thomas

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Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi Are exotic natural enemies an effective way of controlling invasive plants?
    Matthew B Thomas
    CSIRO Entomology, GPO Box 1700, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    Trends Ecol Evol 22:447-53. 2007
  2. ncbi Can fungal biopesticides control malaria?
    Matthew B Thomas
    CSIRO Entomology, GPO Box 1700, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    Nat Rev Microbiol 5:377-83. 2007
  3. ncbi Fungal bioinsecticide with a sting
    Matthew B Thomas
    CSIRO Entomology, GPO Box 1700, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
    Nat Biotechnol 25:1367-8. 2007
  4. ncbi Predicting the economic impact of an invasive species on an ecosystem service
    David C Cook
    CSIRO Entomology, Black Mountain, GPO Box 1700, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
    Ecol Appl 17:1832-40. 2007
  5. ncbi Managing the impact of invasive species: the value of knowing the density-impact curve
    Hiroyuki Yokomizo
    CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, 306 Carmody Road, St Lucia, Queensland 4067, Australia
    Ecol Appl 19:376-86. 2009
  6. ncbi Spore persistence and likelihood of aeroallergenicity of entomopathogenic fungi used for mosquito control
    Jonathan M Darbro
    Entomology Division, Australian Commonwealth Science and Industry Research Organization, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:992-7. 2009
  7. ncbi Coping with crowds: density-dependent disease resistance in desert locusts
    Kenneth Wilson
    Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:5471-5. 2002
  8. ncbi Host-pathogen interactions in a varying environment: temperature, behavioural fever and fitness
    Sam L Elliot
    National Environment Research Council Centre for Population Biology and CABI Bioscience, Imperial College, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 269:1599-607. 2002
  9. ncbi Understanding biodiversity effects on prey in multi-enemy systems
    Paolo Casula
    Centre for Population Biology, Division of Biology, Imperial College London, Silwood Park Campus, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, UK
    Ecol Lett 9:995-1004. 2006

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi Are exotic natural enemies an effective way of controlling invasive plants?
    Matthew B Thomas
    CSIRO Entomology, GPO Box 1700, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    Trends Ecol Evol 22:447-53. 2007
    ..To improve the role of biocontrol in invasive species management, we need a better ecological understanding of the impacts of both the biocontrol agents and the target invasive species...
  2. ncbi Can fungal biopesticides control malaria?
    Matthew B Thomas
    CSIRO Entomology, GPO Box 1700, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    Nat Rev Microbiol 5:377-83. 2007
    ..Realizing this potential will require lateral thinking by biologists, technologists and development agencies...
  3. ncbi Fungal bioinsecticide with a sting
    Matthew B Thomas
    CSIRO Entomology, GPO Box 1700, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
    Nat Biotechnol 25:1367-8. 2007
  4. ncbi Predicting the economic impact of an invasive species on an ecosystem service
    David C Cook
    CSIRO Entomology, Black Mountain, GPO Box 1700, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
    Ecol Appl 17:1832-40. 2007
    ..S. $16.4-38.8 million (Aus $21.3-50.5 million) per year. We suggest that current invasion response funding arrangements in Australia, which do not acknowledge these avoided damages, require amendment...
  5. ncbi Managing the impact of invasive species: the value of knowing the density-impact curve
    Hiroyuki Yokomizo
    CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, 306 Carmody Road, St Lucia, Queensland 4067, Australia
    Ecol Appl 19:376-86. 2009
    ..For species that are only problematic at high density, ignorance of the density-impact curve can lead to overinvestment in management with little reduction in impact...
  6. ncbi Spore persistence and likelihood of aeroallergenicity of entomopathogenic fungi used for mosquito control
    Jonathan M Darbro
    Entomology Division, Australian Commonwealth Science and Industry Research Organization, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:992-7. 2009
    ..At most, Metarhizium conidia comprised 2% of total visible particulate matter, falling to 0.1% by 2 days. The implications for viability of biological control of adult mosquitoes are discussed...
  7. ncbi Coping with crowds: density-dependent disease resistance in desert locusts
    Kenneth Wilson
    Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:5471-5. 2002
    ..These results have implications for understanding the development and biocontrol of locust plagues...
  8. ncbi Host-pathogen interactions in a varying environment: temperature, behavioural fever and fitness
    Sam L Elliot
    National Environment Research Council Centre for Population Biology and CABI Bioscience, Imperial College, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 269:1599-607. 2002
    ..The dependency of the host-pathogen interaction upon external abiotic conditions has implications for how virulence and resistance are treated both theoretically and in the management of pests and diseases...
  9. ncbi Understanding biodiversity effects on prey in multi-enemy systems
    Paolo Casula
    Centre for Population Biology, Division of Biology, Imperial College London, Silwood Park Campus, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, UK
    Ecol Lett 9:995-1004. 2006
    ..This study provides a simple theoretical framework that can be applied to experimental studies to infer the biological mechanisms underlying natural enemy diversity effects on prey...