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Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance pattern of Salmonella in animal feed produced in Namibia
(© Istituto G. Caporale 2012, 2012-06)
The occurrence of Salmonella is a global challenge in the public health and food production sectors. Our study investigated the prevalence, serovar and antimicrobial susceptibility of strains of Salmonella serovars isolated ...
Determination of optimum seaweed concentration for mushroom cultivation and the ability of mushrooms to absorb iodine
(©2012 Academic Journals, 2012-07)
The optimum concentration of seaweed (Laminaria schinzii) in grass as substrate for cultivation of the Oyster mushroom Pleurotus sajor caju was observed to be 10%. This concentration supported growth of highest numbers and ...
Seasonal variation in the prevalence of malaria and vector species in Northern Namibia
(©2012 Academic Journals, 2012-08)
The prevalence of malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum and the abundance of malaria vector species were studied in selected areas of northern Namibia during the wet and the dry seasons. Female mosquitoes were collected ...
Incorporation of seaweed in mushroom cultivation substrates and mushroom iodization
(University of Nairobi., 2012)
Pathogenicity of the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae to the red-legged tick, Rhipicephalus evertsi evertsi
(University of Nairobi., 2011)
Rhipicephalus evertsi evertsi is an economically-important tick of livestock in Africa mainly due to its ability to transmit Babesia equi to horses, Anaplasma marginale to cattle and to cause paralysis in lambs, adult sheep ...
Control of tick populations by spraying Metarhizium anisopliae conidia on cattle under field conditions
(University of Nairobi., 2011-11)
Conidia of the entomopathogenic fungus, Metarhizium anisopliae, in oil/water formulation (1 × 10(8) conidia/ml) were sprayed at 3 weekly intervals on Rhipicephalus evertsi evertsi and Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) decoloratus ...
Mortalities induced by entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae to different ticks of economic importance using two formulations
The objective of this study was to compare the infe ctivity of Metarhizium anisopliae at a concentration of 1 × 10 8 conidia/ml to developmental stages of Amblyomma variegatum, Rhipicephalus appendiculatus and ...