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Noun1.tsetse - bloodsucking African flytsetse - bloodsucking African fly; transmits sleeping sickness etc.
fly - two-winged insects characterized by active flight
genus Glossina - type genus of the Glossinidae: tsetse flies

tsetse (fly)

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Her horse had traveled all day without food or water, night was approaching and with it a realization that she was hopelessly lost in a wild and trackless country notorious principally for its tsetse flies and savage beasts.
They built a village for the construction of Kariba, and my job was to control tsetse flies in the area with an insecticide program.
7 billion) to support various initiatives like the eradication of tsetse flies, push-pull technology and management of various insects,' he said.
The affected herdsmen indicated that their animals are also suffering from foot-and-mouth disease and tsetse flies, which causes killer fever.
He pointed that the organization was founded in the year 1962 and is concerned with the combating of desert locusts, starlings, tsetse flies and other pests.
Sensitive detection of trypanosomes in tsetse flies by DNA amplification.
His nightmare began when he was in Burkina Faso in west Africa with a team of scientists for a study of the tsetse flies that transmit sleeping sickness.
Because of this, he was able to associate the disease with human sleeping sickness caused by a related parasite and transmitted by other tsetse flies.
Added to this, Clive says the tsetse flies were prolific and any attempt at a game drive in an open safari vehicle, or even with the windows of the cab open, was a nightmare.
It was first implemented in the 1950s and is now used in around 25 countries, mainly to tackle pests such as moths, fruit flies and tsetse flies.
Meanwhile, an Ethiopian team has developed a drone that helps eradicate Tsetse flies, which carry disease.
How many of us have been eaten alive by tsetse flies as we were forced to drive slowly through the bush?