Essays about: "Bufo bufo"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words Bufo bufo.

  1. 1. How does temperature affect the severity of Bd infection in the common toad (Bufo bufo)? : A test of thermal mismatch hypothesis

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för biologisk grundutbildning

    Author : Felix Fridh; [2023]
    Keywords : chytridiomycosis; amphibians; fungi; fungus; thermal mismatch hypothesis; bufobufo; common toad; Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis; Bd;

    Abstract : Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) is a fungus that causes chytridiomycosis in amphibians. This fungus is an invasive species that has spread all over the world and is causing mass deaths in many areas. Bd has an efficient life cycle which targets suitable hosts and causes disturbances in amphibian osmoregulation and eventually death. READ MORE

  2. 2. The LIFE GoodStream project in Trönninge:current and expected effects on amphibianpopulations and otter presence : in collaboration with LIFE GoodStream andHushållningssällskapet in Halland

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Sofia Hedman; Karin Jermer; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : LIFE GoodStream is an EU-financed conservation project, which strives to improve the ecologicalstatus of a stream in the agricultural landscape of Halland County, Sweden. Since 2015, the project hasconstructed amphibian ponds, restored wetlands, removed dispersal barriers and worked to return theTrönninge stream (Trönningeån) to more natural conditions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Planning green infrastructure using habitat modelling : a case study of the common toad in Lomma Municipality

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : William Walker; [2014]
    Keywords : adaption to climate change; green infrastructure; planning; ecosystem services; habitat model; common toad; Bufo bufo; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : For an ecosystem to be able to continue to provide important services to society, it must be able to adapt to change. As part of an ecosystem, the ability of a species to migrate in the landscape is vital for the adaption to change. A green infrastructure allows the movement of species in a landscape fragmented by human influenced land use. READ MORE

  4. 4. Lek hos Stinkpadda (Bufo callamita): jämförelse av restaurerade och ickerestaurerade hällkar

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Malin Falk; [2014]
    Keywords : stinkpadda; bufo calamita; restaurering; reproduktion;

    Abstract : The natterjack toad (Bufo calamita) is one of three species of toads living in Sweden. During the last decades declines in population numbers have been detected and are thought to be primarily due to loss of habitat, overgrown breeding ponds and competition from common toad (Bufo bufo) and common frog (Rana temporaria). READ MORE

  5. 5. Size, temporal and spatial dynamics of a natterjack toad (Bufo calamita) population in Scania

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Examensarbeten i biologi

    Author : Kirsten Persson; [2012]
    Keywords : Biology and Life Sciences;

    Abstract : Abstract The breeding season of the natterjack toad (Bufo calamita Laurenti 1768), a „prolonged breeder“, lasts up to three months in southern Sweden. However, not all reproducing individuals are present at the breeding sites during the full time span. READ MORE