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Abstract

Integrated control measures are recommended for the control of Boophilus microplus (Can.), the main tick attacking cattle in the State of Morelos, Mexico. This tick, which occurs in subtropical and tropical regions of the country, is the vector of bovine piroplasmosis.

Author(s)
Camino Lavín, M.
Citation
Folia Entomologica Mexicana, 1982, No. 54, pp 132
Abstract

For the successful control of Boophilus microplus (Can.) on cattle in the State of Morelos, Mexico, it is suggested that traditional and modern methods need to be integrated. Traditionally, in the dry season, the cattle are normally pastured on maize and sorghum stubble and in the wet season (when...

Author(s)
Camino Lavin, M.
Citation
Folia Entomologica Mexicana, 1979, pp 42-43
Abstract

Studies were carried out in Morelos State, Mexico, to develop a pest management programme for Boophilus microplus (Can.) taking into account climatic factors, the breeds of cattle and management techniques. It was found that on crosses between native cattle and Brahman cattle, 80% of the ticks...

Author(s)
Camino Lavin, M.; Butler, J. F.; Calderon, L. del C.
Citation
Folia Entomologica Mexicana, 1981, pp 86-87