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The monitoring of resistance of cattle tick populations in Brazil to the chemical bases in use is largely limited to investigation of the phenotypic profile. There are few studies investigating the role played by the genotypic profile in acaricide resistance in the country. Therefore, the aim of...

Author(s)
Faza, A. P.; Pinto, I. S. B.; Fonseca, I.; Antunes, G. R.; Monteiro, C. M. de O.; Daemon, E.; Muniz, M. de S.; Martins, M. F.; Furlong, J.; Prata, M. C. de A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Experimental Parasitology, 2013, 134, 4, pp 519-523
AbstractFull Text

In order to evaluate milk producers' knowledge about tests on tick sensitivity to acaricides, efficiency tests and strategic control, questionnaires were delivered to 670 producers. From these, 163 responses were received. These producers had sent engorged female ticks to be subjected to tests on...

Author(s)
Amaral, M. A. Z. do; Rocha, C. M. B. M. da; Faccini, J. L.; Furlong, J.; Monteiro, C. M. de O.; Prata, M. C. de A.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinária, 2011, 20, 2, pp 148-154
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Semi-systematized interviews were conducted with 100 dairy cattle producers in the municipality of Divinópolis, Minas Gerais, with the aim of ascertaining their perceptions regarding the importance of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus and of combating it. Content analysis was performed and the...

Author(s)
Rocha, C. M. B. M. da; Leite, R. C.; Bruhn, F. R. P.; Guimarães, A. M.; Furlong, J.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinária, 2011, 20, 4, pp 295-302
AbstractFull Text

This study evaluates milk producers' knowledge regarding cattle ticks and practices for controlling them. Ninety-three dairymen in Minas Gerais were interviewed. These producers had no information regarding acaricide efficiency tests. To analyze the information, open responses were categorized...

Author(s)
Amaral, M. A. Z. do; Rocha, C. M. B. M. da; Faccini, J. L.; Furlong, J.; Monteiro, C. M. de O.; Prata, M. C. de A.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinária, 2011, 20, 3, pp 194-201
Abstract

25 dairy farms producing more than 500 litres of milk per day in Passos, Minas Gerais, Brazil, were randomly selected. The dairy farm owners were interviewed to characterize their perceptions on the biology of Boophilus microplus and their attitudes towards tick control. Most of the owners have a...

Author(s)
Rocha, C. M. B. M. da; Oliveira, P. R. de; Leite, R. C.; Cardoso, D. L.; Calic, S. B.; Furlong, J.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Rural, 2006, 36, 4, pp 1235-1242
Abstract

This study was developed in the Experimental Station of Embrapa Dairy Cattle, Coronel Pacheco, Minas Gerais, Brazil, and had the aim of verifying the occurrence of intraspecific competition in the cattle tick Boophilus microplus during its parasite life and to confirm the relation between the...

Author(s)
Santos, A. P. dos; Furlong, J.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Rural, 2002, 32, 6, pp 1033-1038
AbstractFull Text

One hundred semi-systematized interviews were applied with the aim of surveying the perceptions of milk producers in the municipality of Divinópolis, Minas Gerais regarding the biology of the tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus. Content analysis was conducted on each of the variables surveyed...

Author(s)
Rocha, C. M. B. M. da; Leite, R. C.; Bruhn, F. R. P.; Guimarães, A. M.; Furlong, J.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinária, 2011, 20, 4, pp 289-294
Abstract

The behaviour of B. microplus larvae in the pasture of B. decumbens with different days of resting for cattle feeding was observed at Embrapa Dairy Cattle, Coronel Pacheco, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Groups with 5 calves 7/8 Holstein x Zebu were exposed to paddocks with 100×20 m, and resting feeding...

Author(s)
Gauss, C. L. B.; Furlong, J.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Rural, 2002, 32, 3, pp 467-472
Abstract

Studies were conducted in the Zona da Mata region of Minas Gerais State, Brazil, to estimate the 'infesting power' of B. microplus larvae in terms of the tick's development and survival in the 3 main ecological systems in the region: (a) composed of M. minutiflora grass in the high hills and...

Author(s)
Furlong, J.
Citation
Ciência Rural, 1998, 28, 4, pp 635-640
Abstract

An experiment was carried out at the National Dairy Cattle Research Center of EMBRAPA (Brazilian Agricultural Research Organization), located in Coronel Pacheco, Zona da Mata, in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. The rate of inactivation of gastrointestinal nematode eggs (mainly Cooperia, but also ...

Author(s)
Furlong, J.; Padilha, T.
Citation
Ciência Rural, 1996, 26, 2, pp 269-271

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