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A survey showed that Rhipicephalus lunulatus Neum. was widely distributed in Zimbabwe, where it occurred in woodland or woodland-savannah habitats receiving 550-1 200 mm rain per annum. In the adult stage, the tick was parasitic on a variety of domestic and wild ungulates and carnivores. R....

Author(s)
Norval, R. A. I.; Tebele, N.
Citation
Zimbabwe Veterinary Journal, 1983, 13, 3/4, pp 34-37
Abstract

It was found in Zimbabwe that the group of Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Latr.) was represented by R. sanguineus and a species (Rhipicephalus sp.) that was morphologically indistinguishable from R. turanicus Pom. & Matikashvili. R. sanguineus was widely distributed and occurred very commonly on dometic ...

Author(s)
Norval, R. A. I.; Daillecourt, T.; Pegram, R. G.
Citation
Zimbabwe Veterinary Journal, 1983, 13, 3/4, pp 38-46
Abstract

This paper is the first in a series reporting the findings of a national tick survey in Zimbabwe in 1975-80. The genus Boophilus is represented there by B. decoloratus (Koch) (which is indigenous and occurs throughout most of the country) and B. microplus (Can.) (which is a recent introduction from ...

Author(s)
Mason, C. A.; Norval, R. A. I.
Citation
Zimbabwe Veterinary Journal, 1980, 11, 3/4, pp 36-43
Abstract

During 1982-83 a survey of diseases of domestic animals was carried out in three Communal Lands in Manicaland. Antibodies to Babesia bigemina and B. bovis were detected in a large proportion of the cattle sampled. No cattle had antibodies to the Theileria parva group of diseases, although Theileria ...

Author(s)
Bryant, B. A.; Norval, R. A. I.
Citation
Zimbabwe Veterinary Journal, 1985, 16, No. 1/2, pp 9-17
Abstract

As a result of political disturbances there was no dipping of cattle in the Kandeya Tribal Trust Land in north-eastern Rhodesia between 1973 and 1975-76 [see RAE/B 66, 1374]. Observations are presented on the dynamics of ticks and tick-borne diseases in the absence of dipping, and it is shown that...

Author(s)
Norval, R. A. I.
Citation
Rhodesian Veterinary Journal, 1977, 8, 4, pp 60-66
Abstract

In this second paper on the ticks of Zimbabwe, the results are presented of studies on the life-cycle, distribution and hosts of Rhipicephalus simus Koch. A laboratory colony was established from ticks collected on cattle; larvae and nymphs were fed on rabbits, and adults on cattle. R. simus had a...

Author(s)
Norval, R. A. I.; Mason, C. A.
Citation
Zimbabwe Veterinary Journal, 1981, 12, 1, pp 2-9

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