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Man against tsetse struggle for Africa by John J. McKelvey

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca [N.Y.] .
Written in English



  • Africa.


  • African trypanosomiasis,
  • Tsetse-flies -- Control -- Africa,
  • Trypanosomiasis, African,
  • Tsetse flies

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 239-292.

Statement[by] John J. McKelvey, Jr.
LC ClassificationsRC186.T82 M3
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 306 p.
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5292097M
ISBN 100801407680
LC Control Number72012409

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man and domestic cattle. John J. McKelvey, Jr., associate director for agricultural services of the Rockefeller Foundation, has written a fascinating account of that struggle. Although Man Against Tsetse pre-sents the problem in the broadest sense, it is the finest study of tsetse to be published in recent years. Miscellaneous: Man against tsetse. Struggle for Africa. Abstract: This book was This book was reviewed as abstr. Record Number: Language of text: not specified. Language of summary: not specified. Indexing terms for . McKelvey Jr., J. () Man Against Tsetse: Struggle for Africa. Ithaca, NY, USA: Cornell University Press. One Chapter in: Robert S. Desowitz, New Guinea Tapeworms and Jewish Grandmothers, tales of parasites and people, , Norton Verlag, ISBN with a short history about the situation at the Lake Victoria. History of tsetse fly and sleeping sickness in Africa. Also see Book by McKelvey, J.J. Jr. Man against Tsetse. Cornell Univ. Press, Ithaca and London. pp. Several species occur in mammals in Africa. • SALIVARIAN TRYPANOSOMES – Those that develop in the anterior end of the arthropod host and are transmitted to the vertebrate host File Size: KB.

Trypanosomiasis. Tsetse are biological vectors of trypanosomes meaning that tsetse, in the process of feeding, acquire and then transmit small, single-celled organisms called trypanosomes from infected vertebrate hosts to uninfected animals. Some tsetse transmitted trypanosome species cause trypanosomiasis, an infectious disease. In humans, tsetse transmitted . In his book Man Against Tsetse John McKelvey, a member of the Rockefeller Foundation since , has given us a comprehensive and fascinating account of tsetse fly and its devastating effect on cattle and man in Africa. Cattle succumbed silently to the sting by tsetse which transmitted the parasitic trypanosoma and deprived owners. Tsetse (/ ˈ s iː t s i / SEET-see, US: / ˈ t s iː t s i / TSEET-see or UK: / ˈ t s ɛ t s i / TSET-see), sometimes spelled tzetze and also known as tik-tik flies, are large biting flies that inhabit much of tropical Africa. Tsetse flies include all the species in the genus Glossina, which are placed in their own family, tsetse are obligate parasites that live by feeding on. The tsetse fly lives in nea, square kilometres (4,, sq mi) in sub-Saharan Africa and many parts of this large area is fertile land that is left uncultivated—a so-called green desert not used by humans and cattle. Most of the 37 countries infested with tsetse are poor, debt-ridden, and : Insecta.

Biography Early life. De Kruif was born March 2, , in Zeeland, , he graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor's degree, and he remained there to obtain a Ph.D., which was granted in He immediately entered service as a Private in Mexico on the Pancho Villa Expedition and afterwards served as a Lieutenant and a Captain in World . Current status of vaccination against African trypanosomiasis Article Literature Review (PDF Available) in Parasitology (14) May with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'. Cece muve (tik-tik muve) su velike muve koja naseljavaju znatan deo srednje kontinentalne Afrike između Sahare i Kalahari pustinje. One se hrane krvlju kičmenjaka i primarni su biološki vektori tripanozoma, koji uzrokuju humanu bolest spavanja i životinjsku tripanozomijazu, takođe poznatu kao cece obuhvata sve vrste roda Glossina, koje se generalno stavljaju u Carstvo: Animalia. View info on Tsetse fly. 4 Hits. Example Keywords: playbook -metroid $ Advanced search.