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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 ...
Prospects for Biological Control of Livestock Ticks,Rhipicephalus appendiculatusandAmblyomma variegatum,Using the Entomogenous FungiBeauveria bassianaandMetarhizium Anisopliae
Both Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliaeinduced approximately 30% mortalities in adultRhipicephalus appendiculatusfeeding on rabbits whileM. anisopliaeinduced a mortality of 37% in adultAmblyomma variegatum.Both ...
Further observations on survival and fertility of Glossina morsitans morsitans maintained on immunized rabbits
(University of Nairobi., 1984)
A significant increase in mortality was observed in Glossina morsitans morsitans maintained for approx. 45 days on rabbits immunized with tsetse or bovinetrypsin. Tsetse and bovine trypsin were observed to cross-react when ...