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Modelling for the Management and Control of Ticks: Special Considerations and ICIPE’s Approach

  • Sagary Nokoe
Tick Ecology and Modelling

Abstract

The systems analysis approach isan appropriate procedure for the effective development of a management model for the strategic control of ticks. The interacting nature of the controllable and uncontrollable factors, and the difficulty in mimicking such complex situations experimentally, should be considered in the formulation of such models. ICIPE’s approach relies on the use of both deterministic and stochastic models, and assumes unambiguous definitions of management’s expectations.

Key Words

Systems analysis management models tick control 

Résumé

L’analysis des systèmes est une procédure appropriée pour le développement éfficace d’un model de gestion pour la strategie du contrôle des tiques. La nature de l’interaction des facteur controllable et non-controllable et les difficultés associées dans l’interpretation de tels complexes experimentallement doivent être considérer dans la formulation de tels modèles la façon d’aborder le problème de l’ICIPE dépend de l’utilization des modèles deterministiques et stochastiques et assumé une definition non-ambigue des résultats de la gestion.

Mots Clés

Analyse des systèmes modèles de gestion contrôle des tiques 

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© ICIPE 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sagary Nokoe
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  1. 1.Biomathematics Research UnitThe International Centre of Insect Physiology and EcologyNairobiKenya

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