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The cattle fever tick, Rhipicephalus microplus (Canestrini) (Acari: Ixodidae), is a one-host tick that infests primarily cattle in tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world. This species transmits deadly cattle pathogens, especially Babesia spp., for which a recombinant vaccine is not...

Author(s)
Brock, C. M.; Temeyer, K. B.; Tidwell, J.; Yang YunLong; Blandon, M. A.; Carreón-Camacho, D.; Longnecker, M. T.; Almazán, C.; León, A. A. P. de; Pietrantonio, P. V.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 2019, 49, 3/4, pp 287-299
Abstract

The southern cattle tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Canestrini), transmits bovine babesiosis and anaplasmosis, and is endemic to Mexico, Latin and South America. Rhipicephalus (B.) microplus infestations within the United States are a continuing threat to U.S. cattle producers. An...

Author(s)
Temeyer, K. B.; Schlechte, K. G.; McDonough, W. P.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2019, 56, 5, pp 1318-1323
AbstractFull Text

The New World Screwworm (NWS) continues being a veterinarian and human problem in South America and part of the Caribbean. In order to update this matter based on the research of the last six years, the wealth of existing information was reviewed, and some results of the authors of this paper were...

Author(s)
Rodríguez Diego, J. G.; Olivares Orozco, J. L.; Sánchez Castilleja, Y.; Arece García, J.
Publisher
Centro Nacional de Sanidad Agropecuaria, La Habana, Cuba
Citation
Revista de Salud Animal, 2016, 38, 2, pp 120-130
Abstract

This publication consists of the papers presented at an Expert Consultation on tick eradication held by the FAO in Mexico City during June 1987. The papers are arranged in 9 "chapters", viz.: history of tick eradication highlighting the achievements and failures and indicating implications for...

Publisher
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy
Citation
FAO Animal Production and Health Paper, 1989, No. 75, pp xi + 322 pp.
Abstract

The authors review briefly the natural distribution of Cochliomyia hominivorax in the New World; its economic importance; its control, including chemical control and sterile male release; host control of minor larval infestations; adult monitoring; and its recent accidental introduction into Libya. ...

Author(s)
Hall, M. J. R.; Beesley, W. N.
Citation
Pesticide Outlook, 1990, 1, 2, pp 34-37
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

" Boophilus australis (cattle tick) may affect the health of cattle in two distinct ways, namely by conveying tick fever and by the irritation, etc., caused by its presence. This fact of the tick being capable of giving rise to sickness per se by gross infestation, has not always been recognised,...

Citation
Review of Applied Entomology, 1919, 7, Pt. 1, pp 12-14 pp.
Abstract

" Boophilus australis (cattle tick) may affect the health of cattle in two distinct ways, namely by conveying tick fever and by the irritation, etc., caused by its presence. This fact of the tick being capable of giving rise to sickness per se by gross infestation, has not always been recognised,...

Citation
Bull., COMMONWEALTH OP AUSTRALIA ADVISORY COUNCIL OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY., 1917, 1, pp 30 pp.

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