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The author's investigations were carried on from September 1912 to May 1914. It appears that the climatic conditions of what was formerly German South West Africa are not very favourable for the rapid multiplication of ticks. The rainy season is sharply differentiated from the dry season. The rains ...

Author(s)
SIGWART, Hans
Citation
Zeitschrift fur Infektionskrankheiten, Parasitare Krankheiten und Hygiene der Haustiere, 1914, 16, 6, pp 434-444 pp.
Abstract

These observations were made at the Veterinary Establishment at Zambi, in a country where until recently stockbreeding had never existed.
(1) Larvae producing animal myiases in the Lower Congo.
(a) Bot Oestridae. -In the digestive tract of an elephant killed in the Kassai district were found two...

Author(s)
ROUBAUD, E. ; VAN SACEGHEM, R.
Publisher
Societe de Pathologie Exotique, Paris, France
Citation
Bulletin de la Société de Pathologie Exotique, 1916, 9, 10, pp 763-767 pp.
Abstract

The object of these articles is to place in the hands of those interested, in handy form, a guide to the ticks infesting domesticated animals, descriptions of their habits, life-histories, the relations they bear to disease, and measures employed for their control.
Ticks are divided into two main...

Author(s)
JACK, R. W.
Citation
Rhodesia Agricultural Journal, 1921, 18, 4, pp 361-371 pp.
Abstract

The Theileriidae of East African wild mammals are reviewed. Captured buffalo (Syncerus caffer), blue wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus) and eland (Taurotragus oryx), were all found to be naturally infected with Theileria species. The transmissibility and pathogenicity of their theilerial infections ...

Author(s)
Burridge, M. J.
Citation
Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 1975, 11, No.1, pp 68-72
Abstract

The types of immune responses stimulated by tick infestation of bovine and laboratory animal hosts are reviewed, and an attempt is made to tie together these different experimental systems into general patterns of responsiveness. The potential for artificial induction of resistance to infestation...

Author(s)
Wikel, S. K.
Citation
Current Topics in Vector Research, 1983, 1, pp 249-269
Abstract

The host and distribution records of 13 species of Rhipicephalus in Zimbabwe are given, based on information obtained from the Zimbabwe National Tick Survey Collection. The species and their hosts included R. arnoldi on red rock hares (Pronolagus crassicaudatus), R. distinctus on rock hyraxes (...

Author(s)
Norval, R. A. I.
Citation
Zimbabwe Veterinary Journal, 1985, 16, 3/4, pp 37-43
Abstract

Sheep and goats on a farm in valley bushveld in the Grahamstown district of South Africa were treated at monthly intervals during 1985-86 with fenvalerate to combat ticks. Cattle were treated with the same acaricide at 2-4 week intervals. This resulted in a reduction in the numbers of certain tick...

Author(s)
Horak, I. G.; Knight, M. M.
Citation
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 1986, 57, 4, pp 199-203
Abstract

A study was undertaken in the lowveld of Zimbabwe to quantify the effect that the presence of wild game animals had on the efficacy of controlling Rhipicephalus appendiculatus and R. zambeziensis on cattle by dipping. Test cattle were grouped into game-proof and open paddocks and dipped at weekly...

Author(s)
Colborne, J. C.; Floyd, R. B.
Citation
ACIAR Proceedings Series, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, 1987, No. 17, pp 149-150
Abstract

The seasonal prevalence of foot abscesses in Angora and Boer goats in valley bushveld in the eastern Cape Province of South Africa was significantly related to the seasonal abundance of adults of Amblyomma hebraeum and Rhipicephalus glabroscutatum. Previous studies had shown that A. hebraeum caused ...

Author(s)
MacIvor, K. M. de F.; Horak, I. G.
Citation
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 1987, 58, 3, pp 113-118
Abstract

A survey of local livestock in western and southern Saudi Arabia yielded 7 indigenous and 6 introduced tick species and subspecies. The introduced Boophilus annulatus, Hyalomma marginatum rufipes, Amblyomma gemma, A. variegatum, H. truncatum and Rhipicephalus evertsi evertsi were well established,...

Author(s)
Al-Khalifa, M. S.; Hussein, H. S.; Al-Asgah, N. A.; Diab, F. M.
Citation
Arab Gulf Journal of Scientific Research, B (Agricultural and Biological Sciences), 1987, 5, 2, pp 301-319

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