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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

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 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

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

Thirty Boran (Bos indicus) cattle, which had been immunized by infection with local strains of Theileria parva parva, T. p. lawrencei [T. lawrencei] and T. mutans and treated with parvaquone, were exposed to natural theileriosis challenge in 2 areas in Kenya. In both areas wild populations of the...

Citation
Record of Research. Annual Report 1983, Veterinary Research Department, Kenya Agricultural Research Institute., 1987, pp 11
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

The epizootiology of tickborne diseases of cattle is discussed, with particular emphasis on the ecology of the Boophilus annulatus and B. microplus vectors of Babesia bovis and B. bigemina.

Author(s)
García, Z.
Publisher
Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome, Italy
Citation
FAO Animal Production and Health Paper, 1989, No. 75, pp 288-296
Abstract

The risk of East Coast fever to livestock in Africa is discussed with regard to various epidemiological parameters, including host distribution, vector (Rhipicephalus) distribution and distribution of clinical theileriosis.

Author(s)
Perry, B. D.; Lessard, P.; Norval, R. A. I.; L'Eplattenier, R.; Dolan, T. T.; Grandin, B. E.; Irvin, A. D.
Publisher
International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Theileriosis in eastern, central and southern Africa. Proceedings of a workshop on East Coast fever immunization held in Lilongwe, Malawi 20-22 September 1988, 1989, pp 144-148
Abstract

Cypermethrin-impregnated ear-tags (Decum) were placed in both ears of 20 East African shorthorn Zebu (Bos indicus) × Jersey (Bos taurus) calves in Tanzania at birth and removed at 8 weeks of age. The calves were hand-sprayed with coumaphos (Asuntol) at weekly intervals. During the 8 week period of...

Author(s)
Woodford, J. D.
Publisher
International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Theileriosis in eastern, central and southern Africa. Proceedings of a workshop on East Coast fever immunization held in Lilongwe, Malawi 20-22 September 1988, 1989, pp 166-167
Abstract

The cattle ticks B. microplus and B. annulatus have been eradicated from the continental USA, but both species are reintroduced periodically from Mexico into south Texas. B. microplus also occurs on Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. In the Americas, both species of tick occur primarily on...

Author(s)
George, J. E.
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Entomology, 1990, 7, 2, pp 119-125

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