By: Horst SH Seifert
548 pages, illustrations
In 3 parts: part 1 covers scientific background to problems of animal health in the tropics; part 2 covers animal diseases in the tropics; and part 3 covers animal health management adapted to the tropical animal production system.
Part I: Scientific background to problems of animal health in the tropics. 1. Introduction. 2. Host defence mechanisms against infection. 3. Methods of immuno- and chemoprophylaxis. 4. Biology and eradication of vectors of animal diseases in the tropics. Part II: Animal diseases in the tropics. 1. Vector-borne diseases. 2. Soil-borne diseases. 3. Contact diseases. 4. Plant poisoning. Part III: Animal health management adapted to the tropical animal production system. 1. Introduction. 2. Nomadism. 3. Small-holders. 4. Ranching. 5. Dairy farming. 6. Feed-lot. Index.
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