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Bluetongue (BT) is an important disease of ruminants which exhibits its most severe clinical signs on cattle and especially on certain breeds of sheep. The known vectors of BT are small insects of the genus Culicoides (Diptera; Ceratopogonidae). Two species from this genus - Culicoides imicola and ...

Author(s)
Río, R. del; Barceló, C.; Lucientes, J.; Miranda, M. A.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2014, 199, 3/4, pp 230-234
Abstract

This paper discusses the effects of climate change on disease emergence, ecology and transmission dynamics. Mesures to cope the negative effects of climate change were highligthed and includes preventive veterinary medicine, adjustment regarding animal husbandry, and social resilience.

Author(s)
Lubroth, J.
Publisher
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy
Citation
Building resilience for adaptation to climate change in the agriculture sector. Proceedings of a Joint FAO/OECD Workshop, Rome, Italy, 23-24 April 2012, 2012, pp 63-70
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This large, 2-volume publication on the infectious diseases of livestock is the result of a collaboration between 106 international specialists and is claimed to represent an exhaustive survey of francophone literature published on the subject over the last 50 years. Most mammalian livestock...

Author(s)
Lefèvre, P. C.; Blancou, J.; Chermette, R.
Publisher
Editions Tec & Doc, Paris, France
Citation
Principales maladies infectieuses et parasitaires du bétail: Europe et régions chaudes, 2003, pp xxxv + 764 pp.; xxvi + 769-1762 pp.
Abstract

H. discussed some of the main exotic diseases that do not occur in Australia (certain viral and protozoal diseases transmitted by arthropods, Rift Valley fever, horsesickness, bluetongue, rabies, rinderpest, sheep-pox, F. & M. disease, swine diseases, Newcastle disease) and attempted to assess...

Author(s)
Hudson, J. R.
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1962, 38, pp 147-151
Abstract

From December 1956 to mid-1960, S. worked with the Technical Assistance Mission operating in the Amazon Valley. His terms of reference were to assist in the establishment of a veterinary laboratory, and to train local personnel in diagnostic methods and the production of vaccines. There is a...

Author(s)
Sutmöller, P.
Publisher
Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.,
Citation
Report to the Government of Brazil on Veterinary Services in the Amazon Valley., 1960, pp 58 pp.
Abstract

Ticks are the most important arthropod vectors of disease to domestic animals in Gt. Britain, and this welcome volume covers work by several pioneers in the field. The first paper, by W. S. Gordon, A. Brownlee, D. R. Wilson and J. MacLeod, discusses the epidemiology of louping-ill and tick-borne...

Author(s)
Arthur, D. R.
Citation
Aspects of disease transmission by ticks., 1962, pp ix+258 pp.
Abstract

The author discusses the pathogenic rôle of ticks in certain diseases of man, giving special attention to relapsing fever, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, tulræmia and verrugo peruviana The paper is divided into 4 parts: -(1) a short account of the biology of ticks especially of the Argasidæ, (2)...

Author(s)
Nuttall, G. H. F.
Citation
Bruxelles-Medical, 1930, 10, pp 1859-1866
Abstract

The many projects reviewed in this report on research on the health of livestock in Australia include about 20 on arthropods of veterinary importance, especially Culicoides spp. (as vectors of virus diseases), Lucilia cuprina (Wied.) on sheep, and Boophilus microplus (Can.) (including its action as ...

Citation
Report, Division of Animal Health, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Australia, pp 118 pp.
Abstract

The investigations on external parasites of livestock reported from South Africa include those on Culicoides spp. (C. imicola having been shown to be the major vector of bluetongue and horse sickness), ticks as vectors of Cowdria ruminantium (it having been shown that Amblyomma marmoreum can be the ...

Publisher
Department of Agriculture and Water Supply, South Africa
Citation
Annual Report of the Head of the Department: Agriculture and Water Supply for the period 1 April 1984 to 31 March 1985., pp 26-27

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