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It addresses the importance of exports of live cattle to the United States, highlighting the business value that represents for Mexico's foreign exchange earnings by 700 billion per year for this purpose. Livestock marketing is hampered by sanitary barriers, such as tuberculosis (TB), brucellosis...

Author(s)
Sáenz Pardo, J. R. G.; Hernández Ortiz, R.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Pecuarias, 2012, 3, Suplemento 1, pp 1-8
Abstract

Species identification and global positioning system coordinates of infestations of cattle fever ticks, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) annulatus (Say) and Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Canestrini), were determined for 790 specimens submitted to the National Veterinary Services Laboratory between...

Author(s)
Lohmeyer, K. H.; Pound, J. M.; May, M. A.; Kammlah, D. M.; Davey, R. B.
Publisher
Entomological Society of America, Lanham, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2011, 48, 4, pp 770-774
Abstract

Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus is an endemic cattle pest in tropical and subtropical regions of the world, causing major economic losses to cattle producers. Chemical acaricides have played a pivotal role in the control of R. (B.) microplus; however, as a consequence of extensive use of...

Author(s)
Rodríguez-Vivas, R. I.; Hodgkinson, J. E.; Trees, A. J.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Pecuarias, 2012, 3, Suplemento 1, pp 9-24
Abstract

The horn fly Haematobia irritans (Linnaeus, 1758) (Diptera: Muscidae) is one of the most important ectoparasites of cattle. The parasitism of horn flies interferes with cattle feeding, thus reducing weight gain and milk production. Additionally, horn flies are mechanical vectors of pathogens that...

Author(s)
Torres, L.; Almazán, C.; Ayllón, N.; Galindo, R. C.; Rosario-Cruz, R.; Quiroz-Romero, H.; Gortazar, C.; Fuente, J. de la
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2012, 111, 3, pp 1391-1395
Abstract

We review recent progress for control of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus and R. (B.) annulatus. Outbreak infestations in the U.S. have reached alarming levels, due to increased populations of deer and other ungulates serving as alternative hosts. GIS mapping of infestations and deer habitat...

Author(s)
Temeyer, K. B.; Chen, A. C.; Davey, R. B.; Guerrero, F. D.; Howell, J. M.; Kammlah, D. M.; Li, A. Y.; Lohmeyer, K. H.; Olafson, P. U.; Leon, A. A. P. de; Phillips, P. L.; Pound, J. M.; Welch, J. B.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Pecuarias, 2012, 3, Suplemento 1, pp 25-40
Abstract

The cattle tick Boophilus microplus causes significant economic losses in cattle in the tropical areas of Central and South America. Acaricides are widely used to control tick infestations, with the consequent selection of tolerant and resistant subpopulations. Detoxifying enzymes, and esterases in ...

Author(s)
Villarino, M. A.; Wagner, G. G.; George, J. E.
Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2002, 28, 1/4, pp 265-271
Abstract

Author(s)
Carriere, B.
Citation
Agricultural Research, USA, 1985, 33, 8, pp 12-13
Abstract

Surveys carried out on 6 cattle ranches in Mexico and 4 in Costa Rica showed that Demodex bovis Stiles was present to a greater extent than had been realised by the owners; the cattle involved were dairy and beef herds of Jersey, Holstein and Zebu cattle. Clinical signs of infestation are described ...

Author(s)
Podesta, M.; Quiros, J.; Cordero, L.; Alvarado, R.
Citation
Ciencias Veterinarias, 1980, 2, 2, pp 169-176
Abstract

Author(s)
Camino-Lavin, M.
Citation
Dissertation Abstracts International, 1981, 41B, 9, pp 3302-3303
Abstract

Several cases of babesiosis associated with Boophilus microplus infestations were confirmed in cattle at 2 ranches in northern Mexico. At the first ranch, Babesia bovis infection was confirmed in one cow by inoculation of whole blood into a splenectomized calf which subsequently developed an acute...

Author(s)
Thompson, G. D.; Medellin, J. A.; Trevino, G. S.; Wagner, G. G.
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 1980, 12, 3, pp 132-136

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