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The efficacy of the tail-tag decoy system for control of Amblyomma hebraeum on cattle was tested in the field in Zimbabwe in 1992 and 1993. Rhipicephalus zambeziensis, R. evertsi and Hyalomma spp. were also seen on the cattle. Cyfluthrin, flumethrin and alpha-cypermethrin were all tested in the...

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Allan, S. A.; Norval, R. A. I.; Sonenshine, D. E.; Burridge, M. J.
Citation
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1996, 791, pp 85-93
Abstract

29 Mashona cows were allocated to 2 balanced groups and kept in separate paddocks at a stocking rate of 1 animal per 8 ha. One group received regular acaricide treatment to control bont (Amblyomma hebraeum) and other ticks with flumethrin pour-on preparation (Drastic Deadline) every 2 weeks. The...

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Meltzer, M. I.; Norval, R. A. I.; Donachie, P. L.
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 1995, 27, 3, pp 129-144
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Weekly counts were made over a two-year period of the numbers of adult ixodid ticks occurring on cattle on a Rhodesian highveld farm near Salisbury. Species recorded were Boophilus decoloratus (Koch), Rhipicephalus appendiculatus Neum., R. compositus Neum., R. evertsi Neum., R. simus Koch, Hyalomma ...

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Matson, B. A.; Norval, R. A. I.
Citation
Rhodesian Veterinary Journal, 1977, 8, 1, pp 2-6
Abstract

The problems caused by ticks in 4 kinds of areas in Rhodesia (tribal trust lands, African purchase areas, European farming areas and wildlife areas) are compared. The most abundant tick species in each kind of area are listed, and the tick-borne diseases associated with them are discussed. The...

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Norval, R. A. I.
Citation
Rhodesian Veterinary Journal, 1977, 8, 2, pp 33-38
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

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