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Infestations by Boophilus spp. constitute a major problem for the cattle industry in tropical and subtropical areas of the world. The use of traditional control methods has been only partially successful and tick infestations remain a serious problem. Recently, the gut antigen Bm86 was isolated...

Fragoso, H.; Hoshman Rad, P.; Ortiz, M.; Rodríguez, M.; Redondo, M.; Herrera, L.; Fuente, J. de la
Vaccine, 1998, 16, 20, pp 1990-1992

In Mexico, losses of meat, milk and leather and the death of livestock as a result of infestations by ticks, especially Boophilus annulatus (Say) and B. microplus (Can.), can be considerable, especially for European breeds. In order to avoid the financial burden caused by such infestations, to...

Woodham, C. B.; González Origel, A.; López León, A.; Guereña Morales, R.
World Animal Review, 1983, No. 48, pp 18-24

In this review article on the eradication of arthropod pests of livestock, a cooperative state-federal programme in 1907-60 is described by which bovine babesiosis and its vectors Boophilus annulatus (Say) and B. microplus (Can.) were successfully eradicated from southern USA primarily by dipping ...

Graham, O. H.; Hourrigan, J. L.
Journal of Medical Entomology, 1977, 13, 6, pp 629-658

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...

Luque, G.
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical., Cali, Colombia
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

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