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The cattle tick, Rhipicephalus microplus, heavily infests cattle and results in significant costs to cattle producers due to the reductions in weight gain, birth of calves and milk production. The traditional control method involves the use of acaricides, which have the disadvantage of leading to...

Author(s)
Pereira, C. D.; Souza, G. R. L. de; Baffi, M. A.
Publisher
Embrapa Cerrados, Planaltina, Brazil
Citation
Documentos - Embrapa Cerrados, 2010, No.278, pp 30 pp.
Abstract

This article discusses the hosts; effects; seasonal distribution; identification; specimen collection; acaricidal resistance; control programmes and life cycle of ticks (Rhipicephalus microplus) infesting cattle.

Author(s)
Radunz, B.
Publisher
Northern Territory Government, Darwin, Australia
Citation
Agnote - Northern Territory of Australia, 2008, No.K39, pp 4 pp.
Abstract

This paper presents regulatory guidelines for the movement of tick infected cattle and other livestock between properties and zones in the Northern Territory, Australia. A map of the area is also included.

Author(s)
Small, K.
Publisher
Northern Territory Government, Darwin, Australia
Citation
Agnote - Northern Territory of Australia, 2008, No.K35, pp 1-4
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In 2011, 42 Member States (MS) of the African Union (AU) submitted their disease reports to the Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources of African Union (AU-IBAR). The number of countries that reported their disease situation to AU-IBAR has decreased by 11.68% from 49 (92.45%) in 2010 to 42...

Publisher
African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR), Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Pan African Animal Health Yearbook, 2011, 2011, pp xiii + 90 pp.
Abstract

Lice can be an important cause of economic loss when cattle are in poor condition or if infestation are heavy. There are 6 species of cattle lice in Australia, 4 of which are common in New South Wales which are as follows: biting lice (Bovicola bovis) and sucking lice (Haematopinus eurysternus,...

Author(s)
Walker, B.
Publisher
NSW Agriculture, Orange, Australia
Citation
AGFACTS - NSW Agriculture, 2003, No.A0.9.27(4th Edition), pp 7 pp.
Abstract

Author(s)
Walker, B.
Publisher
NSW Agriculture, Orange, Australia
Citation
Agfact - NSW Agriculture, 2003, No.A0.9.27(4th Edition), pp 7 pp.
Abstract

A review on the animal health research opportunities in Nusa Tenggara Timur and Nusa Tenggara Barat, two provinces considered by the central government to be major sources of slaughter animals in Indonesia is presented. Disease control and prevention issues highlighted in this study includes:...

Author(s)
Christie, B. M.
Publisher
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), Canberra, Australia
Citation
ACIAR Technical Reports Series, 2007, No.65, pp 76 pp.
Abstract

The control of Boophilus microplus on cattle in Brazil is discussed. The life cycle of the tick is outlined. The use of integrated control methods is described, including pesticides and management practices. Variations in control methods between different regions due to differences in climate are...

Author(s)
Furlong, J.; Martins, J. R. de S.; Prata, M. C. de A.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Comunicado Técnico - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2003, No.36, pp 6 pp.
Abstract

Author(s)
Walker, B.
Publisher
NSW Agriculture, Orange, Australia
Citation
AGFACTS - NSW Agriculture, 2002, No.A0.9.63(3rd Edition), pp 15 pp.
Abstract

Since the first published description of Otobius megnini, the spinose ear tick, its importance primarily as a pest of cattle and horses has lead to the publication of numerous research articles, as well as pamphlets, leaflets, brochures and other informative printings. The following annotated...

Author(s)
Keirans, J. E.; Pound, J. M.
Publisher
Systematic and Applied Acarology Society, London, UK
Citation
Special Publications - Systematic and Applied Acarology, 2003, No.13, pp 1-68

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