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Diversity and distribution of rodent and shrew species associated with variations in altitude on Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Abstract A total of 750 rodents and shrews were trapped in several sites on Mount (Mt.) Kilimanjaro and in two lowland sites between October 2002 and August 2003. Species diversity variations withExpand
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Farmer’s perceptions of rodents as crop pests : Knowl- edge, attitudes and practices in rodent pest management in Tanzania and Ethiopia
A study was conducted using a structured questionnaire to obtain information about the nature and extent of rodent damage to crops, farmer’s perceptions of crop pests and their knowledge, attitudesExpand
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Species diversity and population dynamics of rodents in a farm‐fallow field mosaic system in Central Tanzania
A Capture-Mark-Recapture study was undertaken in Central Tanzania to compare variations in community structure and population dynamics of rodents in two types of habitats. The study was conducted inExpand
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Potential mammalian reservoirs in a bubonic plague outbreak focus in Mbulu District, northern Tanzania, in 2007
Abstract This study investigated mammalian involvement in an outbreak of bubonic plague in Mbulu District, northern Tanzania, in March 2007. Plague is a rodent-borne zoonotic disease that spreads toExpand
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Breeding seasonality and population dynamics of three rodent species in the Magamba Forest Reserve, Western Usambara Mountains, north‐east Tanzania
We investigated breeding seasonality and population dynamics of three rodent species, Lophuromys flavopuncatus, Grammomys dolichurus and Praomys delectorum, in the Magamba Forest, Western UsambaraExpand
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Impact of crop cycle on movement patterns of pest rodent species between fields and houses in Africa
Context.Rodentpestscanhavesevereimpactsoncropproductioninsub-SaharanAfrica.Inparticular,themultimammateExpand
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We are connected: flea–host association networks in the plague outbreak focus in the Rift Valley, northern Tanzania
Abstract Context. Plague is a serious health problem in northern Tanzania, with outbreaks since 2008 in two districts located in Rift Valley. There is dearth of knowledge on diversity of small mammalExpand
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Ecologically based rodent management in Africa: potential and challenges
Rodent management in agriculture remains a major challenge in developing countries where resource-poorExpand
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