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Cattle production is characterized by high land requirements, and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with the resulting land use change (LUC) and cradle to farm gate processes. Intensification of cattle production systems is considered an important strategy for mitigating anthropogenic GHG...

Author(s)
Gerssen-Gondelach, S. J.; Lauwerijssen, R. B. G.; Havlík, P.; Herrero, M.; Valin, H.; Faaij, A. P. C.; Wicke, B.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 2017, 240, pp 135-147
Abstract

Cattle fever ticks, the southern cattle tick, Rhipicephalus microplus (Canestrini), and cattle tick, Rhipicephalus annulatus (Say), are livestock pests endemic to Mexico and invasive along the Texas-Mexico border. Resistance to acaricide, alternate wildlife hosts, and pathogenic landscape-forming...

Author(s)
Goolsby, J. A.; Guerrero, F. D.; Gaskin, J.; Bendele, K. G.; Azhahianambi, P.; Amalin, D.; Flores-Cruz, M.; Kashefi, J.; Smith, L.; Racelis, A.; Saini, R. K.; Perez de Leon, A.
Publisher
Society of Southwestern Entomologists, Dallas, USA
Citation
Southwestern Entomologist, 2016, 41, 3, pp 595-604
Abstract

Equine piroplasmosis is a disease caused by the hemoparasites Babesia caballi and Theileria equi and is considered to be the most important parasitic infection affecting Equidae. The objective of the present study was to carry out an epidemiological molecular and serological survey for the presence ...

Author(s)
Vieira, M. I. B.; Costa, M. M.; Oliveira, M. T. de; Gonçalves, L. R.; André, M. R.; Machado, R. Z.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2018, 179, pp 81-87
Abstract

The zoonotic cestode Echinococcus ortleppi (Lopez-Neyra and Soler Planas, 1943) is mainly transmitted between dogs and cattle. It occurs worldwide but is only found sporadically in most regions, with the notable exception of parts of southern Africa and South America. Its epidemiology is little...

Author(s)
Addy, F.; Wassermann, M.; Banda, F.; Mbaya, H.; Aschenborn, J.; Aschenborn, O.; Koskei, P.; Umhang, G.; Rue, M. de la; Elmahdi, I. E.; Mackenstedt, U.; Kern, P.; Romig, T.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2017, 144, 4, pp 450-458
AbstractFull Text

Information on intoxication of livestock by plants in Brazil, in terms of cause, clinical signs and pathology, is compared with information on livestock poisoning by plants in South Africa. Plant poisoning, including mycotoxicosis, is considered to be one of three major causes of death in livestock ...

Author(s)
Penrith, M. L.; Botha, C. J.; Tustin, R. C.
Publisher
AOSIS OpenJournals, Tygervalley, South Africa
Citation
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 2015, 86, 1, pp Art. #1200
Abstract

Hepaciviruses (HVs) have been detected in several domestic and wild animals and present high genetic diversity. The actual classification divides the genus Hepacivirus into 14 species (A-N), according to their phylogenetic relationships, including the bovine hepacivirus [Hepacivirus N (HNV)]. In...

Author(s)
Silva, M. S. da; Junqueira, D. M.; Baumbach, L. F.; Cibulski, S. P.; Mósena, A. C. S.; Weber, M. N.; Silveira, S.; Moraes, G. M. de; Maia, R. D.; Coimbra, V. C. S.; Canal, C. W.
Publisher
Microbiology Society, London, UK
Citation
Journal of General Virology, 2018, 99, 7, pp 890-896
Abstract

This book discusses the characteristics, management, challenges and sustainability of world dairy producers, including Uruguay, Vietnam, France, Senegal and Brazil.

Author(s)
Napoléone, M.; Corniaux, C.; Leclerc, B.
Publisher
Cardère éditeur, Avignon, France
Citation
Voies lactées: dynamique des bassins laitiers entre globalisation et territorialisation, 2015, pp 315 pp.
Abstract

Demand for animal protein for human consumption is rising globally at an unprecedented rate. Modern animal production practices are associated with regular use of antimicrobials, potentially increasing selection pressure on bacteria to become resistant. Despite the significant potential...

Author(s)
Boeckel, T. P. van; Brower, C.; Gilbert, M.; Grenfell, B. T.; Levin, S. A.; Robinson, T. P.; Teillant, A.; Laxminarayan, R.
Publisher
National Academy of Sciences, Washington, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2015, 112, 18, pp 5649-5654
Abstract

The cultivated pastures are the basis of cattle rearing in Brazil and the Brachiaria and Panicum genera are most important. Brachiaria decumbens Stapf has great advantages such as adaptability to acid soils of low fertility, to the tropical climate and to providing high yield of dry matter. Panicum ...

Author(s)
Camilo, S. da S.; Santos, M. V.; Soares, M. A.; Pires, E. M.
Publisher
Projeto Entomologistas do Brasil, Brooms, Brazil
Citation
EntomoBrasilis, 2014, 7, 1, pp 72-74
Abstract

Rhipicephalus microplus is one of the most widely distributed and economically important ticks, transmitting Babesia bigemina, B. bovis and Anaplasma marginale. It was recently introduced to West Africa on live animals originating from Brazil. Knowing the precise environmental suitability for the...

Author(s)
Clercq, E. M. de; Leta, S.; Estrada-Peña, A.; Madder, M.; Adehan, S.; Vanwambeke, S. O.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2015, 118, 1, pp 8-21

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