Table 4 Comparison of indigenous and conventional knowledge on tick control

From: Utilisation of indigenous knowledge to control ticks in goats: a case of KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa

Methods Material used % of farmers using the method
Conventional acaricides Spraying 81
Injection 3
Indigenous knowledge Cissus quadrangularis L. 61
Stapelia gigantea N.E. Br. 7
Portulaca pilosa L. 4
Gomphocarpus physocarpus E. Mey 38
Maytenus acuminata (L.f.) Loes 22