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Abstract

The influence of host presence on the percentage of Boophilus microplus larvae recovery from experimentally infested plots with 3 grass species was examined in a trial carried out in Jiutepec, Morelos, Mexico, during autumn 1999 and winter 1999-2000. Four sampling methods were compared: human...

Author(s)
Fernández-Ruvalcaba, M.; Preciado-de la Torre, J. F.; Cordoba-Juarez, G.; García-Vazquez, Z.; Rosario-Cruz, R.; Saltijeral-Oaxaca, J.
Publisher
Sociedad Chilena de Parasitología, Santiago, Chile
Citation
Parasitología Latinoamericana, 2003, 58, 1/2, pp 54-58
Abstract

Our objective in this trial was to investigate the anti-tick effects of molasses grass (Melinis minutiflora) and gamba grass (Andropogon gayanus) against Boophilus microplus, using buffel grass (Cenchrus ciliaris) as a control. During a 3-year-period fieldwork was carried out in the tropical,...

Author(s)
Fernández-Ruvalcaba, M.; Preciado-de-la Torre, F.; Cruz-Vazquez, C.; Garcia-Vazquez, Z.
Publisher
Springer Science + Business Media, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2004, 32, 4, pp 293-299
Abstract

The anti-tick effects of the tropical pasture legumes S. humilis and S. hamata were evaluated and compared with 2 common grasses, Cenchrus ciliaris and Andropogon gayanus, in the state of Morelos, Mexico, on plots experimentally infested with larvae of the tick B. microplus. The effect was...

Author(s)
Fernandez-Ruvalcaba, M.; Cruz-Vazquez, C.; Solano-Vergara, J.; Garcia-Vazquez, Z.
Citation
Experimental & Applied Acarology, 1999, 23, 2, pp 171-175