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The anti-tick effects of the tropical pasture legumes S. humilis and S. hamata were evaluated and compared with 2 common grasses, Cenchrus ciliaris and Andropogon gayanus, in the state of Morelos, Mexico, on plots experimentally infested with larvae of the tick B. microplus. The effect was...

Fernandez-Ruvalcaba, M.; Cruz-Vazquez, C.; Solano-Vergara, J.; Garcia-Vazquez, Z.
Experimental & Applied Acarology, 1999, 23, 2, pp 171-175

The "Zapata" reference strain of B. microplus was used. Whole ticks and pieces of the intestine were embedded in paraffin or frozen. Longitudinal sections were made and stained with haematoxylin-eosin and observed under the light microscope. Histological structures were similar to those described...

Cruz-Vázquez, C. R.; García-Vázquez, Z.; Quintero-Martinez, M. T.; Miranda-Miranda, E.
Veterinaria México, 1997, 28, 4, pp 303-307