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Mating system plays a determinant role in the maintenance and distribution of genetic variation. Difficulties in applying standard methods of indirect inferences onto parasitic life-cycles partly explain the current lack of knowledge on parasite mating systems. The present study develops a...

Author(s)
Chevillon, C.; Koffi, B. B.; Barré, N.; Durand, P.; Arnathau, C.; Meeûs, T. de
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 2007, 7, 2, pp 298-304
Abstract

This aspect of cattle resistance in the limitation of A. variegatum infestation in Guadeloupe was investigated. Infestation of cattle by A. variegatum was monitored between control bouts. Low repeatability was shown.

Author(s)
Naves, M.; Barré, N.; Fargetton, M.; Aprelon, R.
Citation
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1998, 849, pp 391-394
Abstract

The Amblyomma variegatum eradication campaigns, based on 3 phases and a 5-year programme, as in other islands of the Caribbean, started in the French Antilles in April 1994 with various financial inputs. The progress of the campaigns in the 2 islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique contrast sharply....

Author(s)
Rose-Rosette, F.; Barré, N.; Fourgeaud, P.
Citation
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1998, 849, pp 349-354
Abstract

Feeding jars were used to feed nymphs of A. variegatum on blood of goats or cattle. Membranes were made of a thin film of silicone mastic. Blood in the jars was replaced twice a day and reached a temperature of 39°C before it became available to the ticks. Attachment of nymphs was stimulated by...

Author(s)
Barré, N.; Aprelon, R.; Eugène, M.
Citation
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1998, 849, pp 384-390
Abstract

Acaricide resistance is a major problem that hinders the control of the tropical cattle tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Canestrini), in many parts of the world where cattle production continues to suffer severe economic losses to tick infestation. Deltamethrin and amitraz have been used...

Author(s)
Barré, N.; Li, A. Y.; Miller, R. J.; Gaïa, H.; Delathière, J. M.; Davey, R. B.; George, J. E.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2008, 155, 1/2, pp 110-119
Abstract

As in most parts of the world where the cattle tick Boophilus microplus is established, resistance of ticks to acaricides occurs in New Caledonia. In order to implement laboratory resistance tests on larvae, engorged females collected in suspected farms are necessary. Investigations on the...

Author(s)
Bianchi, M. W.; Barré, N.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2003, 112, 4, pp 325-336
Abstract

A programme of research in integrated control of A. variegatum was initiated in Guadeloupe in 1990 by an IEMVT/INRA group, with the aim of using aggregation-attachment pheromones produced by engorged males to limit tick populations. Experiments carried out in the laboratory and on goats made it...

Author(s)
Pavis, C.; Barré, N.; Malosse, C.; Delot, J.; Bonijol, A.
Publisher
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Paris, France
Citation
Rencontres Caraïbes en lutte biologique. Caribbean Meetings on biological control. Guadeloupe (Antilles françaises), 5-7 novembre 1990., 1991, pp 247-256
Abstract

Two field experiments were conducted to evaluate the efficiency of Rusa deer in the development of the cattle tick Boophilus microplus in comparison with that of steers in the same pastures and under the same conditions of infestation. No difference was noted between a mixed steer/deer herd and a...

Author(s)
Barré, N.; Bianchi, M.; Chardonnet, L.
Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental & Applied Acarology, 2001, 25, 1, pp 79-96
Abstract

The efficacy of tags impregnated with pheromone and acaricide for control of A. variegatum on cattle in Guadeloupe was examined during a 13-week trial. Comparisons were made between untreated cattle and cattle with tags containing either pheromones alone (o-nitrophenol, methyl salicylate,...

Author(s)
Allan, S. A.; Barré, N.; Sonenshine, D. E.; Burridge, M. J.
Citation
Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 1998, 12, 2, pp 141-150
Abstract

Boophilus microplus, even in the absence of babesiosis, is a major disease of the cattle in New Caledonia where the particular farming system associates continental European breeds and a tropical climate tempered by the Pacific Ocean. In order to have a better understanding of the factors involved...

Author(s)
Bianchi, M. W.; Barré, N.; Messad, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2003, 112, 1/2, pp 75-89

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