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Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus: a most successful invasive tick species in West-Africa
The cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus is known to be a highly reproductive and efficient vector of Babesia bovis, two characters which make this tick a threat to livestock keeping inExpand
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New foci of Rhipicephalus microplus in West Africa
The invasive character of Rhipicephalus microplus was observed in Benin, the second West-African country from which this ticks species has been collected after the initial confirmed record in IvoryExpand
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Economic burden of bovine trypanosomosis in three villages of Metekel zone, Northwest Ethiopia
The study was carried out to assess the economic burden of trypanosomosis in three villages of the Metekel zone in 2009. The disease was found to cause substantial economic losses through cattleExpand
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Aujeszky's disease or pseudorabies
Fact sheet reviewed by R. De Deken, Animal Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium J.Mortelmans, Animal Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium Susceptible animalExpand
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Tsetse flies
Tsetse flies are bloodsucking flies of the genus Glossina. They occur only in tropical Africa and are important as vectors of African trypanosomiasis in both humans and animals. Sleeping sickness, asExpand
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Analyse de systèmes de production animale à l’échelle d’un canton : cas de Boboyo dans l’Extrême-Nord Cameroun
The authors applied a method to obtain reliable data on herd size and production techniques to be used as objectively verifiable indicators at the start of development projects. This method combinedExpand
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