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A working party set up after confirmation that cattle carcasses at an abattoir in Vimmerby, Sweden, were infected with Parafilaria bovicola, looked at the diagnostic features of the disease, its origin and geographical distribution in Sweden plus transmission, economic aspects and treatment.

Author(s)
Nilsson, N. G.
Citation
Svensk Veterinartidning, 1978, 30, 21, pp 785-787
Abstract

Work on Parafilaria established that it lives for about one year but the oviposition periods are much shorter. Treatment with nitroxynil was effective however, it was difficult to prevent re-infection of young animals, during the next transmission season, in a Parafilaria-infected area. A...

Citation
Annual report of the Secretary for Agricultural Technical Services for the period 1 July, 1978 to 30 June, 1979., 1980, pp vii + 114 pp.
Abstract

Trials in South Africa showed that nematodes are a limiting factor on summer grain production in the Vaalharts irrigation area. Soil fumigation increased the yield from 6.8 to 10.3 tons/ha. Nitrogen utilization was particularly badly affected by nematode infestation. Nemacur gave very promising...

Publisher
Pretoria., South Africa
Citation
Annual report of the Secretary for Agricultural Technical Services for the period 1 July, 1977 to 30 June, 1978., 1979, pp vi + 241 pp.
Abstract

Current work includes: Anaplasma, Babesia, Besnoitia and Cowdria; serology and immunization; cross immunity between Taenia regis and T. saginata as a possible vaccine for cattle; Trichomonas in bulls; helminths of livestock; cysticercus in pig meat; Parafilaria bovicola in beef; Sarcocystis in...

Citation
Annual Report of the Director General: Agriculture for the period 1 April 1982 to 31 March 1983., 1983, pp vii + 72pp
Abstract

Parafilaria was found to be widespread in cattle in the Eastern Cape and was also present in South-West Africa/Namibia. A strain of Haemonchus contortus slightly resistant to rafoxanide was isolated. The various helminth infections reported during the year are briefly discussed. Haemonchus spp. was ...

Citation
Annual Report of the Secretary for Agricultural Technical Services for the period 1 July 1979 to 31 March 1980., 1981, pp vi + 134 pp.
Abstract

During 1983 most of the helminthological research carried out by the Institute was concentrated in Niger, Senegal and New Caledonia. In Niger, the helminths of Camelus dromedarius and sheep and their control were studied. In New Caledonia, 70% of pigs (the principal domestic animals) suffered from...

Publisher
IEMVT, Maisons-Alfort, France
Citation
Rapport d'Activite, Institut d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, 1983., 1983, pp 99-102
Abstract

Work on the following subjects is briefly reported: (1) a comparison of exotic beef breeds for use as sires on Africander dams; (2) changes in protein content of milk during lactation, and the effects of imported semen on the milk protein levels in an experimental herd; (3) the selection of Merinos ...

Citation
Annual report of the Secretary for Agricultural Technical Services for the period 1 July 1974 to 30 June 1975., 1976, pp 229 pp.
Abstract

Syngamus trachea burdens in guinea fowl were "considerably reduced" by thiabendazole. Levamisole was effective in cattle against nematodes, but not against cestodes and trematodes. Helminths of pigs on the Jos Plateau were surveyed. Helminths found by routine faecal examinations of wild and...

Publisher
Government Printer., Kadunaia, Niger
Citation
Annual report 1971-73., 1978, pp 47 pp.
Abstract

In this first volume of the 1971 annual report, the work of the parasitological diagnostic service of the Farcha laboratory is described briefly and the parasites found recorded under their hosts. No Trichinella or Echinococcus was found in dogs or in 2 leopards, one hyaena and one fox. Thelazia...

Citation
Region de recherches veterinaires et zootechniques d'Afrique centrale. Rapport Annuel 1971. Tome 1., 1972, pp 1-125
Abstract

Pure cultures of Meloidogyne incognita and M. javanica are being used for breeding resistant tobacco cultivars. Phenamiphos and triazophos (Hostathion) were found effective in the control of citrus nematode. Both can be applied in irrigation water. Phenamiphos when applied through the microjet...

Publisher
., Pretoria, South Africa
Citation
Annual report, 1 July 1975 to 30 June 1976., 1977, pp vi + 212 pp.

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