Parasitic mites of the Muridae

Estimated cost: R1001 – R5000
Field Of Study: Parasitology
Department Name: AgriSciences


1) provide a platform where postgraduate students and researchers receive practical training from expert taxonomists on the taxonomy and general biology of mites, 2) give practical training to students and researchers on the various field and laboratory methods associated with small mammals trapping, parasite removal and slide mounting techniques, 3) present lectures on the systematics, biology and ecology of parasites and specifically mites and 4) provide a platform for multi-institutional discussion on the needs and proses required to establish an All-African Parasite Research Network.

Entry Requirement: Grade 12/Matric Certificate
Certificate Type: Attendance
Delivery Mode: Contact
Duration: 4 days
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: S Matthee
Contact Person Email:
Contact Person Phone: (021) 8084777
Latest Year Offered: 2018