Freshwater Snails Of Africa And Their Medical Importance

ISBN: 9780748400263
Publisher: CRC Press
Edition: 1
Publication Date: 1994-05-26
Number of pages: 608
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DESCRIPTION

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.

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