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The horn fly Haematobia irritans (Linnaeus, 1758) (Diptera: Muscidae) is one of the most important ectoparasites of cattle. The parasitism of horn flies interferes with cattle feeding, thus reducing weight gain and milk production. Additionally, horn flies are mechanical vectors of pathogens that...

Author(s)
Torres, L.; Almazán, C.; Ayllón, N.; Galindo, R. C.; Rosario-Cruz, R.; Quiroz-Romero, H.; Gortazar, C.; Fuente, J. de la
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2012, 111, 3, pp 1391-1395
Abstract

The application of acaricides has been considered for a long time to be the alternative for controlling the cattle tick Boophilus microplus [Rhipicephalus microplus]. However, their use is currently limited in reducing tick infestations due to the appearance of resistant field tick populations....

Author(s)
Domínguez-García, D. I.; Rosario-Cruz, R.; Almazán-García, C.; Saltijeral Oaxaca, J. A.; Fuente, J. de la
Publisher
Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Yucatan, Mexico
Citation
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2010, 12, 2, pp 181-192

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