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The Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Program was the first parasite eradication program of veterinary importance in the United States and is considered to be one of the greatest disease eradication programs of all time. The program's utilization of pasture vacation and dipping of cattle in acaricide...

Author(s)
Lohmeyer, K. H.; May, M. A.; Thomas, D. B.; León, A. A. P. de
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2018, 55, 3, pp 515-522
Abstract

The Rhipicephalus microplus tick is globally regarded as the most economically important ectoparasite of livestock, and the evolution of resistance to commercial acaricides among cattle tick populations is of great concern. The essential oil derived from Tagetes minuta may be efficacious against ...

Author(s)
Andreotti, R.; Garcia, M. V.; Cunha, R. C.; Barros, J. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2013, 197, 1/2, pp 341-345
Abstract

Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and Western blot were used to investigate the pattern of antibody responses of six bovines infested twelve times with Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Canestrini, 1887) (Acari: Ixodidae) (six heavy infestations followed by six light infestations)...

Author(s)
Cruz, A. P. R.; Silva, S. S.; Mattos, R. T.; Vaz Jacute˜nior, I. da S.; Masuda, A.; Ferreira, C. A. S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2008, 158, 1/2, pp 152-158
Abstract

The objectives of the present study were: (i) to identify the frequency of cattle farms with a cohabitation of Amblyomma cajennense and Rhipicephalus microplus, (ii) to determine the status of susceptibility or resistance to acaricides used in Veracruz, Mexico, on A. cajennense populations and...

Author(s)
Alonso-Díaz, M. A.; Fernández-Salas, A.; Martínez-Ibáñez, F.; Osorio-Miranda, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2013, 197, 1/2, pp 326-331
Abstract

The epizootiology of tickborne diseases of cattle is discussed, with particular emphasis on the ecology of the Boophilus annulatus and B. microplus vectors of Babesia bovis and B. bigemina.

Author(s)
García, Z.
Publisher
Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome, Italy
Citation
FAO Animal Production and Health Paper, 1989, No. 75, pp 288-296
Abstract

The cattle ticks B. microplus and B. annulatus have been eradicated from the continental USA, but both species are reintroduced periodically from Mexico into south Texas. B. microplus also occurs on Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. In the Americas, both species of tick occur primarily on...

Author(s)
George, J. E.
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Entomology, 1990, 7, 2, pp 119-125

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