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Factors influencing the life cycle of ctenocephalides spp.
(University of the Free State, 2001-01)
English: The behaviour and survival of C. felis are highly dependent on biotic and abiotic factors in the environment and therefore developmental and nutritional requirements demand that eggs must be laid in a environment ...
Interactions between ticks and dogs in the greater Bloemfontein
(University of the Free State, 2000-11)
The present study was conducted in the greater Bloemfontein area and focussed on the interaction between ticks and dogs. The sampling localities included Bloemfontein, Botshabelo and Thaba Nchu, and various sub-divisions ...
Effect of soil moisture and host plants on behaviour and survival of the common cutworm, agrotis segetum (Denis & Schiffermüller) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
(University of the Free State, 2001-11)
English: The objectives of this study were to investigate the effect of light, soil moisture and host plants on behaviour of Agrotis segetum (Denis & Schiffermuller). A marking technique for larvae was developed to study ...
Survival of the navel orangeworm, Amyelois transitella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), on pistachio in South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2010-12)
The navel orangeworm, Amyelois transitella (Pyralidae) (Walker), is the most damaging Lepidoptera larva found on pistachio nuts (Pistacia vera L., Anacardiaceae). Pistachios have only relatively recently been planted in ...