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Cover for Asia.

This chapter brings together information gathered from a variety of sources in key countries across Asia (China, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the region of Taiwan), chosen to highlight a range of contexts in which live transport takes place and to examine the extent of welfare...

Author(s)
Li, P. J.; Rahman, A.; Brooke, P. D. B.; Collins, L. M.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934033)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Using nucleotide sequences of the mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) cytochrome b and SRY genes, we examined the genetic status of two major groups of domestic cattle, the humpless taurine (Bos taurus) and humped zebu (B. indicus), using 10 cattle populations in Asia. Several sequence polymorphisms specific ...

Author(s)
Kikkawa, Y.; Takada, T.; Sutopo; Nomura, K.; Namikawa, T.; Yonekawa, H.; Amano, T.
Publisher
Blackwell Science, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Genetics, 2003, 34, 2, pp 96-101
Abstract

Schistosoma species have traditionally been arranged in groups based on egg morphology, geographical origins and the genus or family of snail intermediate host. One of these groups is the 'S. indicum group' comprising species from Asia that use pulmonate snails as intermediate hosts. Four members...

Author(s)
Agatsuma, T.; Iwagami, M.; Liu, C. X.; Rajapakse, R. P. V. J.; Mondal, M. M. H.; Kitikoon, V.; Ambu, S.; Agatsuma, Y.; Blair, D.; Higuchi, T.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Journal of Helminthology, 2002, 76, 1, pp 7-19
Abstract

To determine the sibling species composition of the A. subpictus complex in Sri Lanka, polytene chromosomes of ovarian nurse cells were examined. Samples of A. subpictus s.l. were collected from 65 of the 73 Health Areas surveyed in the period August 1990 to February 1992. Of 3095 ovaries...

Author(s)
Abhayawardana, T. A.; Wijesuriya, S. R. E.; Dilrukshi, R. K. C.
Citation
Indian Journal of Malariology, 1996, 33, 2, pp 53-60
Abstract

These proceedings started with 2 papers on a global review of foot and mouth disease status and issues including epidemiology of the diseases and vaccines for disease control. These were followed by 6 papers on the epidemiology of foot and mouth disease in Thailand, 5 papers on the control of foot...

Publisher
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), Canberra, Australia
Citation
Diagnosis and epidemiology of foot-and-mouth disease in Southeast Asia: Proceedings of an international workshop, Lampang, Thailand, September, 6-9, 1993., 1994, pp 209pp
Abstract

Forty samples each of human sera collected in Guinea-Bissau, Cape Verde, El Salvador and Iran, and animal sera (goat and cattle from Sri Lanka and sheep from Tanzania) were examined for the presence of antibodies to typhus group (TG) rickettsiae (e.g. Rickettsia prowazekii and R. typhi), spotted...

Author(s)
Kováčová, E.; Sixl, W.; Stünzner, D.; Úrvölgyi, J.; Kazár, J.
Citation
European Journal of Epidemiology, 1996, 12, 1, pp 85-89
Abstract

During 1988 and 1989, the mesenteric veins of 901 cattle were examined for the presence of schistosomes at the Kandy slaughterhouse (Sri Lanka). 281 were infected, giving an overall prevalence of infection of 31.2%. The rate of infection in animals younger than 2 years was less (21.3%) than in...

Author(s)
Bont, J. de; Vercruysse, J.; Aken, D. van; Southgate, V. R.; Rollinson, D.; Moncrieff, C.
Citation
Parasitology, 1991, 102, 2, pp 237-241
Abstract

This paper reviews the role of producer cooperation in the dairy sectors in a number of Asian countries (India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Philippines). Dairy cooperatives have been recognized as an important means of organizing the supply of agricultural ...

Author(s)
Uotila, M.; Dhanapala, S. B.
Citation
World Animal Review, 1994, No.79, pp 16-22
Abstract

Trials with anthelmintics were carried out in the wet season at a farm in the highlands of Sri Lanka, to study the response and economics of nematode control in cattle. Three age groups were used: stall-fed yearlings, grazing heifers and lactating cows. Groups were treated with ivermectin or...

Author(s)
Rond, J. C. G. de; Jong, R. de; Boon, J. H.; Brouwer, B.
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 1990, 22, 2, pp 135-143
Abstract

S. nasale was detected in 12.6% of 1393 cattle slaughtered in Kandy, Sri Lanka, between January and December 1987. The prevalence was significantly lower in March (3%) than in other months (10-17%). The prevalence of infection, number of lesions and severity of lesions increased with increasing age ...

Author(s)
Bont, J. de; Aken, D. van; Vercruysse, J.; Fransen, J.; Southgate, V. R.; Rollinson, D.
Citation
Parasitology, 1989, 98, 2, pp 197-202

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