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Abstract

The pasture species Andropogon gayanus, Melinis minutiflora and Brachiaria brizantha were studied with respect to their anti-tick properties through repellent and/or lethal mechanisms affecting larvae of Boophilus microplus. After 2 months in pots, the grasses were 'seeded' with 10-day-old larvae...

Author(s)
Barros, A. T. M. de; Evans, D. E.
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 1989, 9, 1/2, pp 17-21
Abstract

Volatile substances from Andropogon gayanus cv. Planaltina, Brachiaria brizantha cv. Marandu, Melinis minutiflora, Stylosanthes guianensis cv. Bandeirante and S. viscosa were investigated for anti-tick activity using larvae of Boophilus microplus. Gauze sachets containing tick larvae were deposited ...

Author(s)
Barros, A. T. M.; Evans, D. E.
Citation
Pesquisa Agropecuária Brasileira, 1991, 26, 4, pp 499-503