Journal of
Development and Agricultural Economics

  • Abbreviation: J. Dev. Agric. Econ.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9774
  • DOI: 10.5897/JDAE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 514

Full Length Research Paper

Taenia saginata cysticercus: Its socioeconomic and psychosocial effects on cattle farmers in Botswana

Uchendu Okechukwu Goodhead
  • Uchendu Okechukwu Goodhead
  • Department of Animal Science, Botswana University of Agriculture and Natural Sciences, Private Bag: 0027 Sebele Botswana.
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Andrew Olatunbosun Aganga
  • Andrew Olatunbosun Aganga
  • Department of Animal Science, Botswana University of Agriculture and Natural Sciences, Private Bag: 0027 Sebele Botswana.
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Njoku Ola Ama
  • Njoku Ola Ama
  • Tocchae Holdings Pty, 3 Tropic Bird Lane, Wilgeheuwel, Roodepoort, Johannesburg, South Africa.
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Marumo S. Davis
  • Marumo S. Davis
  • Department of Agricultural Economics, Botswana University of Agriculture and Natural Sciences, Private Bag: 0027 Sebele Botswana.
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  •  Received: 30 October 2020
  •  Accepted: 05 February 2021
  •  Published: 31 March 2021

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Uchendu G (2020). Bovine cysticercosis: prevalence, risk factors, its socio-economic effects on cattle farmers in Botswana and identification of immunogenic antigens (unpublished doctoral dissertation). Botswana University of Agriculture and Natural Resources