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The efficacy of single subcutaneous injections of 200 µg/kg doramectin and 200 µg/kg ivermectin were compared for the control of B. microplus on cattle in Brazil. The study consisted of 56 replicate tests involving 1680 cattle of different breeds and was conducted under different epidemiological...

Author(s)
Caproni, L., Jr.; Umehara, O.; Moro, E.; Gonçalves, L. C. B.
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinária, 1998, 7, 2, pp 151-155
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The importance of ticks and flies (especially Diptera) in the cattle industry in Colombia is described, with reference to the life history, epidemiology, distribution and control of the major pest species. Boophilus microplus is the most frequent tick on cattle and is an important vector of...

Author(s)
López Valencia, G.
Citation
Noticampo, 1997, No. 006, pp 13-18
Abstract

The control of arthropod ectoparasites of livestock by systemically delivered chemicals was introduced in the 1950s. Their low cost, ease of use, and high level of efficacy ensured dependence upon them for ectoparasite control. However, current societal and scientific concerns regarding dependency...

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Pruett, J. H.
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International Journal for Parasitology, 1999, 29, 1, pp 25-32
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A sporozoite stabilate (St.199) of T. parva was obtained by feeding nymphal Rhipicephalus appendiculatus on an African buffalo (S. caffer) and was used to immunize cattle by the infection and treatment (with Terramycin [oxytetracycline]) method. Nymphal ticks were applied to one of the steers 90...

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Maritim, A. C.; Young, A. S.; Lesan, A. C.; Ndungu, S. G.; Stagg, D. A.; Ngumi, P. N.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1992, 43, 1/2, pp 1-14
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This review is one of a series produced as part of the Kenya Agricultural Research Database Project (KARD). The computerized database contains around 40 000 records relating to agricultural research in Kenya since the end of the last century. This volume reviews some of the literature (referred to...

Author(s)
Wamwayi, H. M.
Publisher
Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI), Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Review of Kenyan Agricultural Research: Vol. 39 Animal Pests., 1996, pp viii + 24 pp.
Abstract

In trials, Pestoban (7 and 10% dilutions) was used to treat 42 cattle and buffaloes in the central Himalayan area of Mukteswar, Tamil Nadu, India, infested with ticks, lice and mites. Pestoban was applied by spray and cotton swab once or twice at 20-day intervals depending on parasitological...

Author(s)
Mukherjee, R.; Chander, M.
Citation
Pashudhan, 1995, 10, 2, pp 4
Abstract

Control methods for tickborne diseases (TBDs) such as Cowdria, Anaplasma, Babesia and Theileria parva in Africa which are both safe and effective are now available. Immunization with reduced dipping practices make it possible to tolerate moderate tick burdens on cattle. With the advent of...

Author(s)
Latif, A. A.
Publisher
Publications Section, Addis Ababa; International Livestock Centre for Africa (ILCA), Ethiopia
Citation
Future of livestock industries in east and southern Africa: Proceedings of the Workshop held at Kadoma Ranch Hotel, Zimbabwe, 20-23 July 1992., 1993, pp 119-122
Abstract

Five crossbred cattle were immunized with a whole antigen extract of H. a. anatolicum. On challenge infestation with 50 pairs of H. a. anatolicum the female ticks showed a significant decrease in engorged weight and egg mass weight and increase in preoviposition period compared to ticks on 3...

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Banerjee, D. P.; Manohar, G. S.
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 1992, 62, 8, pp 715-719
Abstract

Articles in this issue cover the use of epidemiological models of endemic (to Australia) and exotic diseases to aid disease research, control and development of contingency plans. There are overviews of modelling and applying remote sensing and geographic information systems in animal health. A...

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Agricultural Systems and Information Technology Newsletter, 1993, 5, 1, pp 1-45
Abstract

Strains of B. thuringiensis have the potential to control endoparasitic nematodes and ectoparasitic arthropods of sheep and cattle. Present research programmes are primarily directed at the control of mites, sheep blowfly and sheep lice.

Author(s)
Pinnock, D. E.
Citation
Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 1994, 49, 1, pp 59-63

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