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Knowledge on the ticks of economic importance in Latin America is briefly reviewed, notes being given on the external morphology and world distribution of each. The species listed are Boophilus microplus (Can.), which is the species of greatest economic importance in Latin America where it is...

Author(s)
Luque, G.
Publisher
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical., Cali, Colombia
Citation
Workshop on the Ecology and Control of external parasites of economic importance on bovines in Latin America. August 25-30, 1975., 1978, pp 23-27
Abstract

The effort to eradicate babesiosis from the USA by the eradication of Boophilus microplus and B. annulatus from 1 813 000 km2 began in 1906 and with 2 exceptions was completed by 1943. The last pocket of B. microplus in Florida was eliminated in 1960 and the final remnant of the campaign is the...

Author(s)
George, J. E.
Publisher
Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome, Italy
Citation
FAO Animal Production and Health Paper, 1989, No. 75, pp 1-7
Abstract

The cattle ticks B. microplus and B. annulatus have been eradicated from the continental USA, but both species are reintroduced periodically from Mexico into south Texas. B. microplus also occurs on Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. In the Americas, both species of tick occur primarily on...

Author(s)
George, J. E.
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Entomology, 1990, 7, 2, pp 119-125
Abstract

This report is thought to be the first on the acaricidal activity of marine plant extracts on B. microplus. Topical application of crude ethanol extracts of Laurencia obtusa, Padina vickerisiae, Liagora farinosa, L. elongata and Stypopodium lobatum affected the survival of engorged adult female B....

Author(s)
Williams, L. A. D.
Citation
Florida Entomologist, 1991, 74, 3, pp 404-408
Abstract

Before the eradication of Boophilus ticks from the United States, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Canestrini) and Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) annulatus (Say) were important biological vectors of the cattle pathogen Anaplasma marginale Theiler. In the absence of Boophilus ticks, A. marginale...

Author(s)
Scoles, G. A.; Ueti, M. W.; Noh, S. M.; Knowles, D. P.; Palmer, G. H.
Publisher
Entomological Society of America, Lanham, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2007, 44, 3, pp 484-491
Abstract

From 1907 when the fever tick eradication campaign began until 1933, the tick eradication methods of dipping cattle in an acaricide or "pasture vacation" were enormously successful in eradicating southern cattle ticks [Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Canestrini)], until failures began to occur ...

Author(s)
Pound, J. M.; George, J. E.; Kammlah, D. M.; Lohmeyer, K. H.; Davey, R. B.
Publisher
Entomological Society of America, Lanham, USA
Citation
Journal of Economic Entomology, 2010, 103, 2, pp 211-218

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