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Abstract

The performance of three control methods for Boophilus microplus (Can.) in Australia, acaricides, pasture spelling and tick resistant cattle, was assessed separately and in combination, using a population model and data obtained in the south-eastern Queensland region. In each case, the optimal...

Author(s)
Sutherst, R. W.; Norton, G. A.; Barlow, N. D.; Conway, G. R.; Birley, M.; Comins, H. N.
Citation
Journal of Applied Ecology, 1979, 16, 2, pp 359-382
Abstract

An analysis, using mathematical models, is presented of the ecological, genetic and economic factors that determine the optimal strategies for the long-term use of chemical control of Boophilus microplus (Can.) on cattle. As an illustration, the control of the tick in south-eastern Queensland is...

Author(s)
Sutherst, R. W.; Comins, H. N.
Citation
Bulletin of Entomological Research, 1979, 69, 3, pp 519-537