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a survey of the ixodid ticks parasitising cattle in the eastern province of zambia.the results of tick surveys carried out in the eastern province of zambia between december 1982 and february 1996 were principally in agreement with the findings of earlier surveys conducted during the period 1965-72. boophilus decoloratus has almost been replaced by boophilus microplus. hyalomma truncatum was found in small numbers throughout the province and hyalomma marginatum rufipes was only rarely encountered in collections made from cattle. rhipicephalus evertsi evertsi was largely confin ...19989737594
a study of the diapausing behaviour of rhipicephalus appendiculatus and r. zambeziensis under quasi-natural conditions in zambia.the diapausing behaviour of rhipicephalus appendiculatus was studied under quasi-natural conditions in the eastern province of zambia. newly-moulted adults of ticks indigenous to the study area entered a behavioural diapause when exposed to daylengths below a critical photoperiod, provisionally a daylength between 11 h 20 min and 11 h 45 min. in the eastern province of zambia the diapause was apparently not terminated by a long-day signal, but by a weakening of the photoperiodic maintenance of t ...19957548950
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