tsetse


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Synonyms for tsetse

bloodsucking African fly

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He was tasked with protecting 6000 Italian migrant workers who were brought into the country to build the Kariba Dam from the deadly sleeping sickness transmitted by tsetse flies.
Kgosi Tsetse said it was the main concern in the community because it affected business operations.
James, from North Berwick, East Lothian, has been fascinated by bugs since he was a child and in the course of his work as the scientist he has been bitten by mosquitos but the tsetse fly is one of the deadliest in the world.
According to Clare Vale, the daughter of the eminent entomologist Dr Glyn Vale who has been at the forefront of tsetse control research for four decades, enlightens us that the track was built around 1998 by her father to study movement as a tsetse attractant.
Meanwhile, an Ethiopian team has developed a drone that helps eradicate Tsetse flies, which carry disease.
Clare Vale, the daughter of the eminent entomologist Dr Glyn Vale who has been at the forefront of tsetse control research for four decades enlightens us that the track was built around 1998 by her father to study movement as a tsetse attractant.
They cover tephritid fruit flies, Hessian flies, tsetse flies, mosquitoes, beetles, silk moths, parasitoid wasps, bedbugs, aphids, spittlebugs, grasshoppers, and ticks.
Probably the most studied African zoonosis is trypanosomosis, a disease spread by species of tsetse fly.
This is partly because the area is prone to infestation by the tsetse fly, making it difficult to keep domestic livestock.
The best explanation for the iconic stripes' function turns out to be discouraging bloodthirsty tabanid flies and tsetse flies, Caro and his colleagues report April 1 in Nature Communications.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Mining the genome of the disease-transmitting tsetse fly, researchers have revealed the genetic adaptions that allow it to have such unique biology and transmit disease to both humans and animals.
Washington, April 2 ( ANI ): Researchers have discovered that biting flies, including horseflies and tsetse flies, led to the zebras' evolving stripes.
ROME, Italie, 10 janvier 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Une campagne contre la mouche tsetse, parasite qui transmet une maladie devastatrice du betail, a drastiquement reduit la population des mouches dans la region des Niayes, pres de Dakar, capitale du Senegal, ouvrant la voie a une eradication complete.
A Switzerland B Germany C Czech Republic D Belgium QUESTION 11 - for 11 points: Which disease is transmitted by the tsetse fly?