List of Publications

Auty H, Morrison L, Torr SJ, Lord JS (2016) Transmission Dynamics of Rhodesian Sleeping Sickness at the Interface of Wildlife and Livestock Areas. Trends in Parasitology, 32(8): 608-621. Available from

Byamungu M, Hargrove J, Nkwengulila G, Matembo S (2017) Evaluation of trapping devices for tsetse flies (Glossina spp) in western Serengeti. Imperial Journal of Interdisciplinary Research 3, 951-955. Download PDF

Byamungu M, Nkwengulila G, Matembo S (2016) Evaluation of knowledge, attitude and practices of agro-pastoralists on tsetse fly (Glossina sp.) in Western Serengeti Tanzania. Journal of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health 8, 169-175. Download PDF

Cunningham LJ, Lingley JK, Haines LR, Ndung’u JM, Torr SJ, Adams ER (2016) Illuminating the prevalence of Trypanosoma brucei s.l. in Glossina using LAMP as a tool for Xenomonitoring. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 10(2): e0004441. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0004441 Download PDF

English S, Cowen H, Garnett E, Hargrove JW (2016) Maternal effects on offspring in a natural population of the viviparous tsetse fly. Ecological Entomology. Available from…

Hargrove JW, Ackley SF (2015) Mortality estimates from ovarian age distributions of the tsetse fly Glossina pallidipes Austen sampled in Zimbabwe suggest the need for new analytical approaches. Bulletin of Entomological Research 105, 294-304. Available from…

Hargrove JW, Muzari MO (2015) Artificial warthog burrows used to sample adult and immature tsetse (Glossina spp) in the Zambezi Valley of Zimbabwe PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 9(3): e0003565. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003565 Download PDF

Hargrove JW, Muzari MO (2015) Nutritional levels of pregnant and postpartum setse (G. pallidipes Austen) captured in artificial warthog burrows in the Zambezi Valley of Zimbabwe. Physiological Entomology 40, 138-148. Available from…

Kajunguri D, Hargrove JW, Ouifki R, Mugisha JYT, Coleman PG, Welburn SC (2014) Modelling the use of insecticide-treated cattle to control tsetse and Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense in a multi-host population. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology 76, 673-96. doi: 10.1007/s11538-014-9938-6. Available from…

Kovacic V, Tirados I, Esterhuizen J, Mangwiro CTN, Lehane MJ, Torr SJ, Smith H (2016) We remember… Elders’ memories and perceptions of sleeping sickness control interventions in West Nile, Uganda PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. Download PDF

Njoroge MM, Tirados I, Lindsay SW, Vale GA, Torr SJ, Fillinger U (2017) Exploring the potential for using cattle for malaria vector surveillance and control: a pilot study in Kenya. Parasites & Vectors,10:18. DOI 10.1186/s 13071-016-1957-8. Download PDF

Shaw APM, Tirados I, Mangwiro CTN, Esterhuizen J, Lehane MJ, Torr SJ, Kovacic V (2015) Costs of using “Tiny Targets” to control Glossina fuscipes fuscipes, a vector of Gambiense sleeping sickness in Arua District of Uganda. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 9(3): e0003624. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0003624 Download PDF

Tirados I, Esterhuizen J, Kovacic V, Mangwiro CTN, Vale GA, Hastings I, Solano P, Lehane MJ, Torr SJ (2015) Tsetse control and Gambian sleeping sickness: implications for control strategy. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 9(8): e0003822. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0003822 Download PDF

Torr SJ, Vale GA (2015) Know your foe: lessons from the analysis of tsetse fly behaviour. Trends in Parasitology 31, 95-99. Available from…

Vale G, Hargrove J (2015) Predicting the effect of climate change on the abundance and distribution of tsetse flies. SACEMA Quarterly. Published on November 30, 2015. Available from…

Vale GA, Hargrove JW, Chamisa A, Grant IF, Torr SJ (2015) Pyrethroid treatment of cattle for tsetse control: reducing its impact on dung fauna. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 9(2): e0003560. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003560. Download PDF

Vale GA, Hargrove JW, Cullis NA, Chamisa A, Torr SJ (2015) Efficacy of electrocuting devices to catch tsetse flies (Glossinidae) and other Diptera. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 9(10): e0004169.doi:10.1271/journal.pntd.0004169 Download PDF

Vale GA, Hargrove JW, Lehane MJ, Solano P, Torr SJ (2015) Optimal strategies for controlling riverine tsetse flies using targets: a modelling study. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. doi: 10.1371/journal. pntd.0003615. Download PDF

Vale GA, Hargrove JW, Solano P, Courtin F, Rayaisse J-B, Lehane MJ, Esterhuizen J, Tirados I, Torr SJ (2014). Explaining the host-finding behaviour of blood-sucking insects: computerized simulation of the effects of habitat geometry on tsetse fly movement. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 8(6): e2901. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002901. Download PDF

Vale GA, Torr SJ (2015) Surveillance and sampling of disease vectors. Revue Scientifique et Technique (International Office of Epizootics) 34, 227-233.


van Aardenne L, Wolski P, and Jack C (2017). Rekomitjie Climate Variability and Change: Final Scientific Report. Cape Town. Download PDF

van Aardenne L, Wolski P, and Jack C (2017). Serengeti Climate Variability and Change: Final Scientific Report. Cape Town. Download PDF

Policy Briefs

Trypanosomiasis in Tanzania Download PDF

Trypanosomiasis in Zimbabwe Download PDF

Additional Resources

Mwaseba, D (2017). Reinvesting in dipping facilities is key to controlling Africa Animal Trypanosomiasis in local communities near Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. Download PDF

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