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Despite several decades of chemical control, the cattle tick Rhipicephalus microplus remains an important constraint for cattle farmers. The regular use of chemicals has led to the development of tick strains that are multi-resistant to acaricides. New methods of tick control are being developed...

Author(s)
Hüe, T.; Fontfreyde, C.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2019, 51, 7, pp 1989-1995
AbstractFull Text

Cattle production is highly developed in Brazil, but ectoparasite infestation, especially with ticks, increase the cost of production and hamper the production activity. In Brazil, cattle are native species, and when imported they also bring along their parasites. For mite control, several...

Author(s)
Morais, P. G. S. de; Silva, M. C. A.; Gonçalves, M. F.; Ambrósio, A.; Fagundes, N. S.; Nascimento, M. R. B. de M.
Publisher
F. B. Moreira, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2013, 7, 9, pp Art. 1534
Abstract

Rhipicephalus microplus is a parasite that causes economic losses in cattle herds, and immunological control is the most promising alternative to replace chemical control. The muscular protein paramyosin has been additionally found in non-muscle tissues and characterized as presenting activities...

Author(s)
Leal, B. F.; Seixas, A.; Mattos, R. T.; Coutinho, M. L.; Masuda, A.; Vaz Junior, I. da S.; Ferreira, C. A. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2013, 197, 1/2, pp 304-311
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Chemical control.

This chapter covers the chemical control of ectoparasitoses. Emphasis is given on the early development and use of ectoparasiticides (acaricides and insecticides), ectoparasiticidal ingredients extracted from plants, common ectoparasiticides and their mode of action (organochlorine formulations,...

Author(s)
Bates, P.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936648)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

A survey was carried out between May and July 2004 of cattle farms with 300-500 animals (P), 500-900 (M), and more than 900 (G). Data were collected on parasites present (including Psoroptes bovis, Cochliomyia hominivorax, Haematobia irritans and gastrointestinal parasites) and anthelmintics used.

Author(s)
Suárez, V. H.; Miranda, A. O.; Schmidt, E. E.; Arenas, S. M.; Lambert, J.; Schieda, A.; Felice, G.; Imas, D.; Sola, E.; Pepa, H.; Bugnone, V.; Calandri, H.; Lordi, L. V.
Publisher
Estación Experimental Regional Agropecuaria Anguil (INTA) (EEA), Secretaría de Agricultura, Ganadería y Pesca, Anguil, Argentina
Citation
Boletín de Divulgación Técnica, INTA, 2006, No.90, pp 95-110
Abstract

Toward the end of the nineteenth century a complex of problems related to ticks and tickborne diseases of cattle created a demand for methods to control ticks and reduce losses of cattle. The discovery and use of arsenical solutions in dipping vats for treating cattle to protect them against ticks...

Author(s)
George, J. E.; Pound, J. M.; Davey, R. B.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2004, 129, Supplement, pp S353-S366
Abstract

This paper discusses important concepts relevant to the control of buffalo flies (Haematobia irritans exigua) in cattle. A review on the distribution, life cycle, spread and effects of buffalo flies infestation on cattle is presented. Options for both chemical and non-chemical control methods are...

Author(s)
Spence, S.
Publisher
NSW Agriculture, Orange, Australia
Citation
Agnote - NSW Agriculture, 2005, No.DAI-140(Third Edition), pp unpaginated
Abstract

The efficacy was measured in the knock-down effect of a synergic mix of cypermethrin and chlorpyrifos (25 ml/animal), applied to 16 Canchim heifers. The counts of stages over 4.5 mm were made daily on the left side of each heifer. The reduction of the tick-load in treated cattle between days 17 and ...

Author(s)
Lemos da Silva, N.; Mauricio Bulman, G.
Publisher
Veterinaria Argentina, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
Veterinaria Argentina, 2002, 19, 181, pp 22-25
Abstract

The control of Boophilus microplus on cattle in Brazil is discussed. The life cycle of the tick is outlined. The use of integrated control methods is described, including pesticides and management practices. Variations in control methods between different regions due to differences in climate are...

Author(s)
Furlong, J.; Martins, J. R. de S.; Prata, M. C. de A.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Comunicado Técnico - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2003, No.36, pp 6 pp.
Abstract

Insect pests destroy approximately 14% of all potential food production despite the yearly application of more than 3000 million kilograms of pesticides. This contributes to rising human malnutrition which in 2004 was estimated by the World Health Organization to have reached 3700 million - the...

Author(s)
Pimentel, D.
Publisher
Springer SBM, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Area-wide control of insect pests: from research to field implementation, 2007, pp 35-47

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