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Component Technology Development: An Integrated Tick Management Approach for Livestock Production in Africa

  • Aliyageen M. Alghali
Integrated Tick Management

Abstract

The various methods of controlling tick infestation on livestock are reviewed, highlighting their strengths and weaknesses. A framework for developing an IPM approach including socioeconomic considerations for ticks control is proposed. Efforts at practising IPM on ticks are highlighted.

Key Words

Ticks livestock integrated tick management Africa 

Résumé

Diverses méthodes de lutte contre les infestations de tiques sur le bétail sont passées en revue, avec un accent particulier sur les forces et faiblesses de ces moyens. Un cadre de développement d’une approche de lutte intégrée contre les tiques en prenant en compte certaines considérations socio-économiques est proposé. Des efforts à déployer pour la pratique de la lutte intégrée contre les tiques sont indiqués.

Mots Clés

Tiques bétail lutte intégrée contre les tiques Afrique 

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© ICIPE 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Aliyageen M. Alghali
    • 1
  1. 1.The International Centre of Insect Physiology and EcologyMbitaKenya

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