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Coccidia of goats in Zimbabwe.
E. alijevi was the most predominant species, followed by E. ninakohlyakimovae, E. aspheronica and E. pallida in decreasing order, and all the species are reported from Zimbabwe for the first time. Expand
On the life cycle of Spirocerca lupi: preinfective stages in the intermediate host.
The development of the preinfective stages of S. lupi has been described and illustrated and the details of morphology given for the first time. The sex of the first stage juveniles can beExpand
Prevalence of coccidia in pigs in Zimbabwe.
Faecal specimens from 162 piglets, aged 1-5 months, from four farms around Harare were examined for coccidia during 1989-1990, showing highest oocyst counts in 45% of 20 pigs, followed by E. suis (25%) and E. polita (20%). Expand
Prevalence of coccidia in sheep in Zimbabwe
A total of 497 domestic sheep faecal samples, from three farms in Zimbabwe, were collected per rectum between February 1989 and March 1990 to survey intestinal coccidia, finding E. ovinoidalis was the most predominant species, showing the highest counts in 59 sheep. Expand
Occular loiasis in a Zambian woman.
Asymptomatic infection with Loa loa, an eye worm, is reported in a 32-year old Zambian woman and treatment with diethylcarbamazine extended over three weeks was successful against another parasite in tissues. Expand
Seed Aging, Storage and Deterioration: An Irresistible Physiological Phenomenon
The need for increased seed quality has become a priority necessary to face the current demand for high standards in the agricultural market. The various factors which contribute to the loss in seedExpand
Exploring Physiological and Biochemical Factors Governing Plant Pathogen Interaction: A Review
Preformed plant structures and compounds that resist pathogen entry are cell walls, cuticle/surface, antimicrobial proteins & chemicals, enzyme inhibitors and detoxifying enzymes that breakdown pathogen derived toxins that lower the chances of disease infection. Expand