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Abstract

Resistance to Boophilus microplus (Can.) was compared in Brahman (Bos indicus) and European (B. taurus) cattle in Queensland. Similar numbers of ticks matured on previously unexposed cattle of both species although development of larvae to engorged females was slower on Brahman than on European ...

Author(s)
Wagland, B. M.
Publisher
Australian Veterinary Association., Artarmon, Australia
Citation
Ticks and tick-borne diseases. Proceedings of a symposium held at the 56th annual conference of the Australian Veterinary Association, Townsville, 14-18 May 1979., 1980, pp 55-60
Abstract

Samples of each instar of the 3-host tick Haemaphysalis longicornis Neum. were collected from grazing Bos taurus cattle in Queensland to investigate their survival on hosts with previous exposure to the tick and on previously unexposed 'naive' hosts. The ticks were allocated to categories based on...

Author(s)
Sutherst, R. W.; Roberts, J. A.; Wagland, B. M.
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 1979, 9, 3, pp 183-188
Abstract

Increases were recorded of lengths of larvae, nymphs and females of Haemaphysalis longicornis Neum. during feeding on cattle in Queensland, so that categories could be established for estimating the ages of ticks in natural populations. Most larvae and nymphs engorged in 4 days and females in 5 or...

Author(s)
Wagland, B. M.; Roberts, J. A.; Sutherst, R. W.
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 1979, 9, 3, pp 177-182
Abstract

Young Shorthorn and Zebu cattle that had not previously been exposed to ticks (termed 'naive cattle') were each infested in Queensland, Australia, with 500-20 000 larvae of Boophilus microplus (Can.) to ascertain whether density-dependent mortality occurred on cattle that had not acquired...

Author(s)
Sutherst, R. W.; Wagland, B. M.; Poberts, J. A.
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 1978, 8, 4, pp 321-324