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Three different areas in Kenya (Limuru, in which many cattle have already been vaccinated against Theileria parva, and Kitale and Kakamega, where cattle have not so far been vaccinated) were included in the study. Genus- and species-specific primers were used to test for the presence of Theileria...

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Watt, D.; Kiara, H.; Sparagano, O. A. E.
Citation
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1998, 849, pp 69-77
Abstract

Information is given on how the population model, T3HOST, can be used as an aid to pest management in assessing the effects of host resistance, pasture spelling, game animals and strategic dipping on the numbers of Rhipicephalus appendiculatus infesting cattle in Africa. The cost effectiveness of...

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Floyd, R. B.; Sutherst, R. W.; Maywald, G. F.
Citation
ACIAR Proceedings Series, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, 1987, No. 17, pp 141-144
Abstract

The author discusses the type of data required to model factors affecting the host-finding phase of ticks after moulting but prior to finding a host. Methods of interpreting data are given and there is a short review of field-data available for Rhipicephalus appendiculatus, Amblyomma variegatum, A. ...

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Floyd, R. B.
Citation
ACIAR Proceedings Series, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, 1987, No. 17, pp 48-51
Abstract

The author discusses the type of ecological data required to model factors affecting the parasitic phase of ticks on livestock, such as the time spent on the host, the amount of blood ingested, the amount and type of foreign material introduced into the host (including tick-borne diseases) and the...

Author(s)
Sutherst, R. W.
Citation
ACIAR Proceedings Series, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, 1987, No. 17, pp 54-57
Abstract

Information is given on the data required to use the T3HOST model to analyse control strategies for cost effective pest management of ticks, especially Rhipicephalus appendiculatus in Africa. The roles of host resistance, vaccination, dipping and animal density and movements are discussed.

Author(s)
Sutherst, R. W.
Citation
ACIAR Proceedings Series, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, 1987, No. 17, pp 133-136
Abstract

Information is given on the use of the CLIMEX model in the management of ticks (Rhipicephalus appendiculatus, Boophilus microplus and Amblyomma variegatum) and tick-borne diseases in Africa, especially Kenya and Zambia. Its specific use in the analysis of the value of quarantine, the prediction of...

Author(s)
Sutherst, R. W.; Maywald, G. F.
Citation
ACIAR Proceedings Series, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, 1987, No. 17, pp 137-140

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