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Table 1 Summary description of the 10 AEZs of Uganda

From: Geographic distribution of non-clinical Theileria parva infection among indigenous cattle populations in contrasting agro-ecological zones of Uganda: implications for control strategies

AEZ Annual rainfall (mm) Altitude (m ASL) Annual temperature (°C)
NED 745 351 – 1,524 12 – 33
NESG 1,197 975 – 1,524 15 - 33
NWSG 1340 351 – 1,341 15 - 25
PS 1,259 351 – 1,341 18 – 33
KP 1,200 – 1,450 914 – 1,800 15 – 33
LVC 1,200 – 1,450 1,000 – 1,800 15 – 30
WSG 1,270 621 – 1,585 15 – 30
PR 1,270 129 – 1,524 13 – 30
SWF 1,120 – 1,223 129 – 1,524 13 – 30
WHR 1,400 1,299 – 3,962 8 – 28
  1. AEZ - Agro-Ecological Zone, NESG - North Eastern Savannah Grasslands, NED - North Eastern Drylands, KP - Kyoga Plains, NWSG - North Western Savannah Grasslands, PSG - Para-Savannah Grasslands, WSG - Western Savannah Grasslands, LVC - Lake Victoria Crescent, PR - Pastoral Rangelands, SWF - South Western Farmlands, WHR - Western Highland Ranges, Adopted from [41]).