The Population Fluctuation Of Ectoparasites On Cattle In The Kapsabet Area Of Kenya, East Africa
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Laemmlen, Franklin Ford , L,S., Purdue University, January 1967. The Population Fluctuations of ectoparasites on Cattle in the Kapsabet area of Kenya, E;ast Ai'rica. major Professor: Richard C. Dobson. During the year November, 1963 to Hovember 1964 this study was undertaken to determine which arthropod ectoparasites were present on cattlo and their pooulation fluctuations in relation to meteorological data and snecies interaction. The ectoparasites ere collected from a herd of cattle which was not treated \wiith pesticides during: this study. The specimens were then identified, counted and preserved, .The cat.t.Le in this study were pastured in an area of low ..bush and scrub land at an elevation of 6500 ft . The average temperature ranged from. 61 to 67 degrees Fahrenheit p the year round and the t rainfall total was (1.46 inches for the year…………..