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Researcher: Rowbottom, RM (Mrs Raylea Rowbottom)

Fields of Research

Population Ecology
Community Ecology
Forestry Pests, Health and Diseases
Host-Parasite Interactions
Environmental Management

Research Objectives

Control of Animal Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species at Regional or Larger Scales
Control of Plant Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Control of Plant Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Forest and Woodlands Environments
Disease Distribution and Transmission (incl. Surveillance and Response)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Ecological interactions and the Ross river virus vector, Aedes camptorhynchus (Diptera: Culicidae), in Tasmania; 43rd AGM & Scientific Conference and Australasian Arachnological Society 2012
Mosquito distribution in a saltmarsh: determinants of eggs in a variable environment; Journal of Vector Ecology
Mosquito ecology and management of Ross River virus vector, Aedes camptorhynchus (Thomson) (Diptera: Culicidae); Ecological Society of Australia Conference
Mosquito eradication: the story of killing campto
Phenology, synchrony and host range of the Tasmanian population of Cotesia urabae introduced into New Zealand for the biocontrol of Uraba lugens; BioControl: journal of the International Organisation for Biological Control
Resource limitation, controphic ostracod density and larval mosquito development; PLoS One
Salt marshes of south-eastern Tasmania: biotic and abiotic factors and their relationship with the Ross River virus vector, Aedes camptorhynchus (Thomson) (Diptera: Culicidae); Ecological Society of Australia Conference
Vector mosquitoes increase generation time in the presence of competitors owing to resource limitation; 98th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America

Research Projects

The Ecology and Epidemiology of Ross River Virus Mosquitoes in Tasmanian Salt Marshes: Applications for Aedes Camptorhynchus Thomson (Diptera: Culicidae) Management ; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Medical Entomology Support - PhD Student Raylea Parr

Research Candidate Supervision