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The presence of ectoparasites on animals could cause significant economic losses. Hence, profiling of these parasites on hosts in any location is the first step to planning prevention and control activity. Livestock (cattle, goats, sheep and chickens) and dogs were screened for ectoparasites...

Author(s)
Isaac, C.; Ohiolei, J. A.; Igbinosa, I. B.; Nmorsi, O. P. G.
Publisher
Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association, National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Nigeria
Citation
Nigerian Veterinary Journal, 2019, 40, 1, pp 62-72
Abstract

Background: Ticks have a negative effect on dairy and beef cattle production systems around the world, with the concomitant risk they represent for the transmission of some important infectious diseases. Colombian cattle breeds are distributed across different agroecological regions and are exposed ...

Author(s)
Rocha, J. F.; Martínez, R.; López-Villalobos, N.; Morris, S. T.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2019, 12, 73, pp (7 February 2019)
Abstract

Ticks are a major constraint for the development of livestock production in West Africa, particularly in Togo. With a view to reducing the level of tick infestation below economic thresholds of harm, the diversity and parasite load of these pests was assessed by collecting them from July 2013 to...

Author(s)
Mollong, E.; Nuto, Y.; Rawa, R.; Amevoin, K.
Publisher
AGRI-Overseas, Brussels, Belgium
Citation
Tropicultura, 2018, 36, 4, pp 684-696
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The study analyzed the indigenous control methods of livestock parasites by pastoralists' communities in Adamawa state, Nigeria. Primary data were collected by the use of questionnaire administered to randomly selected 363 respondents. Data collected were analyzed using percentages, frequency...

Author(s)
Usman, I. S.; Bzugu, P. M.; Pur, J. T.; Abdullahi, A.
Publisher
Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON), Ilorin, Nigeria
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Extension, 2017, 21, 1, pp 109-121
Abstract

Worldwide, cattle production is struggling to face the negative impacts caused by ticks and Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus is one of the most harmful ticks for livestock. Most of the people in West Africa depend on cattle farming and subsistence agriculture. The presence of ticks on cattle is...

Author(s)
Adehan, S. B.; Adakal, H.; Gbinwoua, D.; Yokossi, D.; Zoungrana, S.; Toé, P.; Ouedraogo, M.; Gbaguidi, A. M.; Adoligbé, C.; Fandohan, A. B.; Hounmanou, G.; Kakaï, R. G.; Farougou, S.; Clercq, E. M. de
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
EcoHealth, 2018, 15, 2, pp 437-449
Abstract

The cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus is one of the most important ectoparasites for livestock in tropical and subtropical areas around the world. This tick economically impacts cattle production by reducing weight gain and milk production. Moreover, it is a vector of pathogens...

Author(s)
Lazcano Díaz, E.; Padilla Camberos, E.; Castillo Herrera, G. A.; Estarrón Espinosa, M.; Espinosa Andrews, H.; Paniagua Buelnas, N. A.; Gutiérrez Ortega, A.; Martínez Velázquez, M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental Parasitology, 2019, 201, pp 26-33
Abstract

Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus ticks cause major constraints to public and livestock health, and serious economic losses. It is well known that the immune response to infestations with cattle ticks is influenced by the host genetic background leading to distinct immunological profiles between...

Author(s)
Araújo, F. F. de; Ronda, J. B.; Bittar, E. R.; Venturini, G. C.; Garcia, G. C.; Martins Filho, O. A.; Araújo, M. S. S.; Bittar, J. F. F.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2019, 273, pp 36-44
Abstract

Acaricidal potential of polyherbal spray (Andropogon citrates, Cymbopogon citratus, Ocimum sanctum, Pinus longifoia, Calotropis procera, Datura stramonium, Aegle marmelos, Ricinus communis, Azadirachta indica, Allium sativum, Carica papaya, Annona squamosa and Pongamia glabra) was assessed against...

Author(s)
Bhikane, A. U.; Jadhav, R. K.; Jadhav, A. S.; Khillare, B. S.; Ghadge, R. S.
Publisher
Springer, New Delhi, India
Citation
Journal of Parasitic Diseases, 2018, 42, 1, pp 34-38
Abstract

Objective: To survey the prevalence of cattle ticks in Nur County and prepare a list of tick fauna in this district. Methods: This investigation was carried out on 150 head of cattle ticks of rural areas of Nur city which is located in Mazandaran province during spring and summer seasons of 2011....

Author(s)
Moghaddam, A. G.; Seyed, M. R.; Rasouli, M.; Hosseinzade, S.; Darvishi, M. M.; Rakhshanpour, A.; Rahimi, M. T.
Publisher
Elsevier (Singapore) Pte Ltd, Hong Kong, China
Citation
Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, 2014, 4, 3, pp 209-212
Abstract

Rhipicephalus microplus, the major cattle tick species of India is prevalent all over the country and causes huge economic loss directly or indirectly to the dairy industries. Chemical acaricides are playing an important role in managing tick infestations on livestock for many years and...

Author(s)
Abhijit Nandi; Sagar, S. V.; Gajanan Chigure; Ashutosh Fular; Sharma, A. K.; Gaurav Nagar; Sachin Kumar; Saravanan, B. C.; Srikant Ghosh
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2018, 250, pp 30-34

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