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Repellence of the tickRhipicephalus appendiculatus by the grassMelinis minutiflora
(Uniiversity of Nairobi., 1995-11)
In a study to develop anti-tick pastures, the climbing behaviour ofRhipicephalus appendiculatus onMelinis minutiflora (molasses grass) was investigated. Experiments were done with cut green stems of grass, grass dried in ...
Drop-off patterns for engorged adult females, nymphs and larvae of Rhipicephalus appendiculatus
(University of Nairobi., 1991-12)
A drop off rhythm of engorged Rhipicephalus appendiculatus Neumann was demonstrated for females and engorged nymphs, but not for larvae. Seventy per cent of 1279 engorged R. appendiculatus females dropped off the animals ...