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attitudes to malaria, traditional practices and bednets (mosquito nets) as vector control measures: a comparative study in five west african countries.five west african communities were visited to assess the knowledge of the cause of malaria and to document traditional ways of treating and preventing the infection. knowledge of the cause of malaria was low in the five communities visited. people were more concerned about mosquitoes being a nuisance than a cause of the infection. various herbs were used as mosquito repellents. malaria was treated by a number of traditional practices, including herbal remedies. bednets were used to a varying ext ...19948170007
microsatellite analysis revealed genetic diversity and population structure among chinese cashmere goats.summary most cashmere goats are found in northern china and mongolia. they are regarded as precious resources for their production of high quality natural fibre for the textile industry. it was the first time that the genetic diversity and population structure of nine chinese cashmere populations has been assessed using 14 isag/fao microsatellite markers. in addition, two iranian populations and one west african goat population were genotyped for comparison. results indicated that the genetic di ...201020497158
animal production and genetic resources in guinea bissau: ii--tombali province.a survey of the animal production systems and genetic resources was conducted in tombali province, guinea bissau. animal owners and their families, village chiefs, shepherds and local officials were interviewed. the vast majority of the population is dedicated to very small-scale subsistence farming where animal ownership has an important role in both food supply, ceremonial events and as form of cash reserve. animal production in the area is characterized by the existence of several ethnic grou ...200818716911
animal production and genetic resources in guinea bissau: i--northern cacheu province.a survey of the animal production systems and genetic resources was conducted in northern cacheu province, guinea bissau. animal owners and their families, village chiefs, shepherds and local officials were interviewed. the vast majority of the population is dedicated to very small-scale subsistence farming where animal ownership has an important role in both food supply, ceremonial events and as form of cash reserve. cattle (n'dama and west african shorthorn breeds) are owned by the two larger ...200818716910
taeniasis, cysticercosis and echinococcosis/hydatidosis in nigeria: iii--prevalence of bovine and porcine cysticercosis, and hydatid cyst infection based on joint examination of slaughtered food animals. 19807194897
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