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From 1907 when the fever tick eradication campaign began until 1933, the tick eradication methods of dipping cattle in an acaricide or "pasture vacation" were enormously successful in eradicating southern cattle ticks [Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Canestrini)], until failures began to occur ...

Author(s)
Pound, J. M.; George, J. E.; Kammlah, D. M.; Lohmeyer, K. H.; Davey, R. B.
Publisher
Entomological Society of America, Lanham, USA
Citation
Journal of Economic Entomology, 2010, 103, 2, pp 211-218
Abstract

This paper reviews what is known and not known about the epidemiology of Ostertagia ostertagi and related gastrointestinal nematodes in commercial beef-type cow herds in southeastern USA (Alabama, Louisiana, Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Tennessee and eastern Texas) under the headings:...

Author(s)
Snyder, D. E.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1993, 46, 1-4, pp 277-288
Abstract

The incidence of cases of myiasis in cattle caused by larvae of Cochliomyia hominivorax in the south-western USA suggested a failure in the sterile male method of suppression in 1972-76. Estimates of sterile mating frequencies among native females during field trials conducted in Curaçao, Florida,...

Author(s)
Krafsur, E. S.
Citation
Bulletin of the Entomological Society of America, 1985, 31, 3, pp 36-40
Abstract

The morphology of larval spines of Cochliomyia hominivorax was affected by larval substrate and geographic effects on variation. Spine morphology of individual larvae was used to determine criteria for discrimination analysis classification. Classification criteria for types of wounds and host...

Author(s)
Mangan, R. L.; Welch, J. B.
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 1990, 27, 3, pp 295-301
Abstract

Knowledge on the ticks of economic importance in Latin America is briefly reviewed, notes being given on the external morphology and world distribution of each. The species listed are Boophilus microplus (Can.), which is the species of greatest economic importance in Latin America where it is...

Author(s)
Luque, G.
Publisher
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical., Cali, Colombia
Citation
Workshop on the Ecology and Control of external parasites of economic importance on bovines in Latin America. August 25-30, 1975., 1978, pp 23-27
Abstract

Mention is made of the apparatus developed by the Washington Station for the diagnosis of MASTITIS by measuring the degree of electrical conductivity of milk. As the result is known immediately a physical examination can be made at once and samples collected for confirmatory tests. Experiments at...

Author(s)
Jardine, J. T.; Knight, H. L.
Publisher
Washington, D.C. : Supt. Documents.,
Citation
Department of Agriculture. Report on the Agricultural Experiment Stations, 1940-41., 1942, pp 128 pp.
Abstract

An examination of male ticks collected in 1931-33 from Florida, Louisiana and Texas showed Boophilus annulatus microplus, Can. (australis, Fuller) to be present in 23 counties in Florida. No ticks were received from 4 counties that were also in the area quarantined for tick fever of cattle...

Author(s)
McINTOSH, A.
Citation
Proc. Helminth. Soc., Washington, 1934, 1, pp 22
Abstract

Following a recommendation of the 1940 committee, a start had been made on a survey of the occurrence and importance of parasites of the various species of domestic and wild animals in the U.S.A. and Canada.
In Canada, copper sulfate and nicotine sulfate mixture remained the most popular worm...

Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 1941, 99, pp 441
Abstract

During the year the staff of the bureau, in addition to its usual duties, performed special duties in connexion with agricultural adjustment and drought relief. These functions comprised a marked increase of interstate inspections of animals shipped from drought areas to regions where pasture was...

Author(s)
Mohler, J. R.
Publisher
Washington, D.C.: U.S. Govt. Printing Off.,
Citation
Report of the Chief of the Bureau of Animal Industry, 1934., 1934, pp 52 pp.
Abstract

This report contains general information on the livestock industry and research into and control of animal diseases. The Bureau employs a total of about. 4, 400 persons of all grades. The chiefs of the various divisions are as follows: -Animal Husbandry, E. W. SHEETS; Biochemic Division, M. DORSET; ...

Author(s)
Mohler, J. R.
Publisher
Washington: U.S. Govt. Printing Office,
Citation
Report of the Chief of the Bureau of Animal Industry, 1933., 1933, pp 47 pp.

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