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Cattle and Culicoides biting midges as possible overwintering hosts of bluetongue virus.

  title={Cattle and Culicoides biting midges as possible overwintering hosts of bluetongue virus.},
  author={E. M. Nevill},
  journal={The Onderstepoort journal of veterinary research},
  volume={38 2},
  • E. M. Nevill
  • Published 1 June 1971
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Onderstepoort journal of veterinary research
NEVILL, E. M. Cattle and Culicoides biting midges as possible overwintering hosts of bluetongue virus. Onderstepoort ] . vet. R es. 38 (2), 65-72 (1971). L ight trap catches over 7 years at the Veterinary Research Institute, Onderstepoort showed that Cuficoides adults are active on occasional winter nights and in some years remain active almost throughout the winter. Cu!icoides were also found to survive refrigerator temperature for up to 53 days and to surv ive outdoors during winter for up to… 

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