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Cover for Biting midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, veterinary and medical importance, prevention and control of biting midges (Ceratopogonidae). Focus is given on species that are important biting pests and vectors of minor pathogens to humans and vectors of major...

Russell, R. C.; Otranto, D.; Wall, R. L.
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640372)
Book chapter

As 6 out of every 10 human pathogens came from animals, it seems likely that many future emerging threats to human health will also come from animals. A valuable open-source evidence-based database (the ENHanCEd Infectious Diseases database - EID2) has recently been created. The EID2 automatically...

McIntyre, K. M.; Setzkorn, C.; Wardeh, M.; Hepworth, P. J.; Radford, A. D.; Baylis, M.
Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Roslin, UK
Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine. Proceedings of a meeting held in Madrid, Spain, 20-22 March 2013, 2013, pp 143-159

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.

Lubroth, J.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy
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

This chapter briefly expands and comments upon previous reviews and discusses pertinent ecological and epizootiological facets of the major simuliid-transmitted diseases of livestock and poultry. Preventive and control measures and suggested areas requiring research are also mentioned where...

Cupp, E. W.
Pennsylvania State University Press, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
Black flies. Ecology, population management, and annotated world list., 1987, pp 387-395

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