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Improving the cost-effectiveness of artificial visual baits for controlling the tsetse fly glossina fuscipes fuscipes
(Public Library of Science, 2009-07)
Tsetse flies, which transmit sleeping sickness to humans and nagana to cattle, are commonly controlled by stationary artificial baits consisting of traps or insecticide-treated screens known as targets. In Kenya the use ...
Prospects for the development of odour baits to control the tsetse flies Glossina tachinoides and G. palpalis s.l
(Public Library of Science, 2010-03-16)
Field studies were done of the responses of Glossina palpalis palpalis in Côte d'Ivoire, and G. p. gambiensis and G. tachinoides in Burkina Faso, to odours from humans, cattle and pigs. Responses were measured either by ...
Is the even distribution of insecticide-treated cattle essential for tsetse control? Modelling the impact of baits in heterogeneous environments
(Public Library of Science, 2011-10-18)
Background Eliminating Rhodesian sleeping sickness, the zoonotic form of Human African Trypanosomiasis, can be achieved only through interventions against the vectors, species of tsetse (Glossina). The use of insecticide-treated ...