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The cattle fever tick, Rhipicephalus microplus (Canestrini) (Acari: Ixodidae), is a one-host tick that infests primarily cattle in tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world. This species transmits deadly cattle pathogens, especially Babesia spp., for which a recombinant vaccine is not...

Author(s)
Brock, C. M.; Temeyer, K. B.; Tidwell, J.; Yang YunLong; Blandon, M. A.; Carreón-Camacho, D.; Longnecker, M. T.; Almazán, C.; León, A. A. P. de; Pietrantonio, P. V.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 2019, 49, 3/4, pp 287-299
Abstract

The southern cattle tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Canestrini), transmits bovine babesiosis and anaplasmosis, and is endemic to Mexico, Latin and South America. Rhipicephalus (B.) microplus infestations within the United States are a continuing threat to U.S. cattle producers. An...

Author(s)
Temeyer, K. B.; Schlechte, K. G.; McDonough, W. P.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2019, 56, 5, pp 1318-1323
Abstract

A primary challenge in developing effective vaccines against obligate, intracellular, bacterial tick-borne pathogens that establish persistent infection is the identification of antigens that cross protect against multiple strains. In the case of Anaplasma marginale, the most prevalent tick-borne...

Author(s)
Futse, J. E.; Buami, G.; Kayang, B. B.; Koku, R.; Palmer, G. H.; Graça, T.; Noh, S. M.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2019, 14, 7, pp e0217661
Abstract

Pasture and grazing land is one of the dominant global land-uses in the Anthropocene. There are two broad strategies for preserving phylogenetic diversity (PD) within livestock regions: land sharing, which increases farmland heterogeneity at the expense of yield and forest cover, and land sparing,...

Author(s)
Alvarado, F.; Andrade, E. R.; Santos, B. A.; Prescott, G.; Souza, G.; Escobar, F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Indicators, 2018, 93, pp 524-532
Abstract

Retaining features of the auroch (Bos taurus primigenius), the Lidia bovine is a primitive breed originated ∼250 yr ago in the Iberian Peninsula, where is still distributed, along with France and several American countries. Selected upon a behavior, which enhances their aggressiveness; these...

Author(s)
García Eusebi, P.; Cortés Gardyn, O.; Dunner Boxberger, S.; Cañón Ferreras, J.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Pecuarias, 2018, 9, 1, pp 121-134
Abstract

In emergent economies and developing countries of Africa, Asia and Latin America, the major cause for carcass rejection from the international market is bruising; nevertheless, many of these carcases are destined to local markets and meat processing industries for human consumption. Therefore, the...

Author(s)
Cruz-Monterrosa, R. G.; Reséndiz-Cruz, V.; Rayas-Amor, A. A.; López, M.; Miranda-de Lama, G. C. la
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2017, 49, 1, pp 145-152
Abstract

Oak forests around the world have been widely used to obtain firewood and produce charcoal and like other habitats have been affected by the increasing development of livestock activities. Oak forests from western Mexico are one of the five priority habitats for the conservation of birds at a...

Author(s)
Maya-Elizarrarás, E.; Schondube, J. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2015, 335, pp 118-128
Abstract

Human cystic echinococcosis (CE) caused by Echinococcus granulosus s.s. is a major public health problem in Iraqi Kurdistan with a reported surgical incidence of 6.3 per 100,000 Arbil inhabitants. A total of 125 Echinococcus isolates retrieved from sheep, goats and cattle were used in this study....

Author(s)
Hassan, Z. I.; Meerkhan, A. A.; Boufana, B.; Hama, A. A.; Ahmed, B. D.; Mero, W. M. S.; Orsten, S.; Interisano, M.; Pozio, E.; Casulli, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2017, 172, pp 201-207
Abstract

The number of large feedlot operations, similar to that of USA and Canada, has notably increased in Mexico in the last three decades. Clinical and laboratory diagnoses of neurological diseases in feedlot cattle are crucial in Mexico and Central America because of the high incidence of bovine...

Author(s)
Ramírez-Romero, R.; Ramírez-Hernández, C.; García-Márquez, L. J.; Macedo-Barragán, R. J.; Martínez-Burnes, J.; López-Mayagoitia, A.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2014, 46, 5, pp 823-829
Abstract

Little is known about local Criollo pig genetic resources and relationships among the various populations. In this paper, genetic diversity and relationships among 17 Criollo pig populations from 11 American countries were assessed with 24 microsatellite markers. Heterozygosities, F-statistics, and ...

Author(s)
Revidatti, M. A.; Delgado Bermejo, J. V.; Gama, L. T.; Landi Periati, V.; Ginja, C.; Alvarez, L. A.; Vega-Pla, J. L.; Martínez, A. M.; Consortium, B.
Publisher
American Society of Animal Science, Savoy, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2014, 92, 11, pp 4823-4832

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