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Ticks are a major constraint for the development of livestock production in West Africa, particularly in Togo. With a view to reducing the level of tick infestation below economic thresholds of harm, the diversity and parasite load of these pests was assessed by collecting them from July 2013 to...

Author(s)
Mollong, E.; Nuto, Y.; Rawa, R.; Amevoin, K.
Publisher
AGRI-Overseas, Brussels, Belgium
Citation
Tropicultura, 2018, 36, 4, pp 684-696
Abstract

The exotic tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus was discovered in Ivory Coast in 2007 and then gradually in other countries in West Africa. It is known to induce significant losses in farming and to replace other species of the same genus. In order to contribute to improve health and...

Author(s)
Boka, O. M.; Achi, L.; Adakal, H.; Azokou, A.; Yao, P.; Yapi, Y. G.; Kone, M.; Dagnogo, K.; Kaboret, Y. Y.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2017, 71, 4, pp 355-369
Abstract

Worldwide, cattle production is struggling to face the negative impacts caused by ticks and Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus is one of the most harmful ticks for livestock. Most of the people in West Africa depend on cattle farming and subsistence agriculture. The presence of ticks on cattle is...

Author(s)
Adehan, S. B.; Adakal, H.; Gbinwoua, D.; Yokossi, D.; Zoungrana, S.; Toé, P.; Ouedraogo, M.; Gbaguidi, A. M.; Adoligbé, C.; Fandohan, A. B.; Hounmanou, G.; Kakaï, R. G.; Farougou, S.; Clercq, E. M. de
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
EcoHealth, 2018, 15, 2, pp 437-449
AbstractFull Text

Ticks are the most important external parasites of cattle and are known to transmit more pathogens than any other group of arthropods worldwide. About 80% of the world cattle population is at risk of ticks and tick-borne diseases, causing a global annual loss of $US22-30 billion. In Africa, the...

Author(s)
Nyangiwe, N.; Yawa, M.; Muchenje, V.
Publisher
South African Society of Animal Science, Hatfield, South Africa
Citation
South African Journal of Animal Science, 2018, 48, 5, pp 829-841
Abstract

In most parts of the world, ticks are rapidly developing resistance to commonly used acaricides thus rendering control difficult. This constraint is further compounded by the introduction of new species in areas where they did not exist before. Such is the case with the introduction into and rapid...

Author(s)
Awa, D. N.; Adakal, H.; Luogbou, N. D. D.; Wachong, K. H.; Leinyuy, I.; Achukwi, M. D.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2015, 6, 2, pp 117-122
Abstract

External, blood, and faecal examination of 7 western kob Kobus kob kob, from Kainji Lake National Park, Nigeria, revealed the presence of the ticks Rhipicephalus evertsi, Rhipicephalus sp. nymphs and Amblyomma variegatum; lice, Damalinia bovis [Bovicola bovis]; biting flies, Culicoides sp; Babesia...

Author(s)
Okaeme, A. N.
Citation
Journal of Parasitology and Applied Animal Biology, 1999, 8, 1, pp 95-98
Abstract

During 1963, RABIES was confirmed in 47 dogs (from Senegal 10, Ivory Coast 14, Upper Volta 13, Togo 4, Dahomey 3, Mauretania 2, Niger 1), two cats (Upper Volta 1, Niger 1) and a tiger-cat (Togo). Rabies virus was demonstrated in the salivary glands of six of the 14 infected animals examined. In a...

Author(s)
Orue, J.
Publisher
Laboratoire National de l'Elevage., Dakar-Hann, Senegal
Citation
Institut d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux. Region de recherches vétérinaires et zootechniques de I'Ouest Africain. Rapports sur le fonctionnement pour les annees 1963 et 1964., 1965, pp 232 & 192 pp.
Abstract

The laboratory produced nearly 11 million doses of different vaccines during the year, including l.8 million doses of lapinized rinderpest vaccine, for use in 8 West African states. Routine examinations and research work in microbiology, virology, histo-patholpgy, parasitology and chemistry are...

Author(s)
Orue, J.
Publisher
Dakar: Laboratoire National d'Élevage,
Citation
Laboratoire National de L'Élevage "Georges Curasson" Dakar. Harm et section de recherches du Centre Zootechnique du Djoloff-Dahra. Rapport sur le Fonctionnement pour l'année 1961., 1963, pp 230 pp.
Abstract

The author's investigations were carried on from September 1912 to May 1914. It appears that the climatic conditions of what was formerly German South West Africa are not very favourable for the rapid multiplication of ticks. The rainy season is sharply differentiated from the dry season. The rains ...

Author(s)
SIGWART, Hans
Citation
Zeitschrift fur Infektionskrankheiten, Parasitare Krankheiten und Hygiene der Haustiere, 1914, 16, 6, pp 434-444 pp.
Abstract

In a tabular statement the author shows the results of the examination of a single film of blood taken from 100 of each of the following animals at the Accra slaughter-houses: - [img 8X46a.tif]
The humped cattle are for the most part bred in the north and driven down to the markets. The...

Author(s)
Macfie, J. W. Scott
Citation
Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 1915, 9, 4, pp 457-494

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