African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6638

Review

Epizootological analysis of PPR spread on African continent and in Asian countries

  Koshemetov Zhumagaly Kaukarbayevich    
Research Institute for Biological Safety Problems NBC Republic of Kazakhstan, Gvardeiskiy. 
Email: E -mail: [email protected] .

  •  Accepted: 09 July 2009
  •  Published: 30 September 2009

Abstract

 

The paper presents the results of the study of the PPR spread over the territory of African and Asian countries and contains the overall estimate of its invasion to new territories on the globe via affection of more resistant breeds of small ruminants. Moreover the data reflect wide spread of PPR in the Republic of Tajikistan (Central Asia) among goats at the end of the 20th century.

 

Key words: PPR (peste des petits ruminants), Africa, Asia.