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Prevalence and Population Structure of Lice (Phthiraptera) on the Indian Red Avadavat
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Prevalences of two phthirapteran species on 130 Red Avadavats (Amandava amandava) were 36.2 and 20.8% in the district of Rampur, India, from September to December 2004, which conformed to the expected distribution of the negative binomial model.
Incidence of Mallophaga on poultry in Dehradun (India).
The order of abundance of different mallophagan species on poultry birds in Dehradun (India) has been found to be Menopon gallinae greater than Menacanthus cornutus greater than Menacanthus
Prevalence of ectoparasites on goats in Dehradun (India).
TLDR
Study primarily deals with lice but the information about prevalence of other ectoparasites like ticks, fleas and keds, has also been supplemented.
Antioxidant activity of fungi isolated from soil of different areas of Punjab,India
The study was carried outto investigate the antioxidant activity of fungi isolated from soil of different areas of Punjab, India and compare their efficiency with a known antioxidant, ascorbic acid.
Incidence of phthirapteran infestation upon the buffaloes of Dehradun (India).
TLDR
Out of 373 buffaloes examined in different localities of Dehradun, 60.58% have been found infested with Haematopinus tuberculatus, and eggs were found most heavily concentrated on neck and back regions.
Distribution Pattern of Phthirapterans Infesting Certain Common Indian Birds
The prevalence and frequency distribution patterns of 10 phthirapteran species infesting house sparrows, Indian parakeets, common mynas, and white breasted kingfishers were recorded in the district
A NEW PHTHIRAPTERA SPECIES (PHILOPTERIDAE) FROM THE RED AVADAVAT (AMANDAVA AMANDAVA)
TLDR
This is the first Ischnoceran louse described from this host, and is described based on 2 males and 3 females collected from Amandava amandava (Passeriformes: Estrildidae) captured in Rampur, India.
Haematophagous behaviour of Menacanthus eurysternus (Mallophaga, Amblycera).
Haematophagous nature of some mallophagan species is of great concern to the scientists working in the field. Such species cause harm to the host directly by reducing vitality and productivity and
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