Freshwater Snails Of Africa And Their Medical Importance / Edition 2

Freshwater Snails Of Africa And Their Medical Importance / Edition 2

by David S Brown, Brown S. Brown, David S. Brown
     
 

The first half of this book is primarily a systematic survey of the snails, beginning with glossaries, keys for identification to genera and a checklist of species. This is followed by a synopsis of species, with brief notes on ecology, distribution and parasites. Relationships are then described between snails and schistosomes and with other parasites. The book

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The first half of this book is primarily a systematic survey of the snails, beginning with glossaries, keys for identification to genera and a checklist of species. This is followed by a synopsis of species, with brief notes on ecology, distribution and parasites. Relationships are then described between snails and schistosomes and with other parasites. The book goes on to consider the factors affecting snail populations and possible methods for population control.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780748400263
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/01/1994
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.38(d)

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Table of Contents

Systematic synopsis - introduction, glossary, identification keys; systematic synopsis - prosbranchs and pulmonates; snails and schistosomes; other snail-transmitted parasitic infections; the biology of bulinus; snail control; local snail faunas; chemical and physical factors; life cycles and populations; regions, lakes and rivers - biography.

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