Tsetse Ecological Studies in Niger and Mozambique—I. Population Sampling

  • D. A. Turner


Assessments were made of the applicability of various methods of monitoring tsetse populations for control projects in Niger and Mozambique. Biconical traps proved most effective for sampling G. tachinoides in riparian habitats of Niger, and vehicle patrols for G. morsitans morsitans in savannah woodland of Mozambique. Comparisons are drawn between the various methods in terms of species, sex and physiological composition of catch, patterns of diel activity, and detection of fly concentrations.

Key Words

Glossina tsetse flies population sampling Niger Mozambique 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. A. Turner
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  1. 1.International Centre of Insect Physiology and EcologyNairobiKenya

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