Pasture Management in Relation to Tsetse Reclamation

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1941
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Hornby H. E.
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Tsetse-flies are widely distributed throughout tropical Africa and as, wherever they occur, stock-raising is difficult or impossible, the full agricultural development of the infested areas is likewise difficult or impossible. This fact is not always fully appreciated in East Africa, where much attention has been focused on soil erosion and on overstocking as a main cause of this evil. There is a tendency to ignore the insistence of agricultural research workers of Lyamungu, Amani, Kingolwira, Mpwapwa, and all other experimental stations which are threatened or already infested by tsetse, that unless these flies are held in check so that cattle continue to be kept it is impossible for soil fertility to be economically maintained. Two things must therefore be considered together:
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East African Agricultural And Forestry Journal, VII, p. 51-55