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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
Abstract

Ticks are important ectoparasites of domestic and wild animals, and tick infestations economically impact cattle production worldwide. Control of cattle tick infestations has been primarily by application of acaricides which has resulted in selection of resistant ticks and environmental pollution....

Author(s)
Fuente, J. de la; Almazán, C.; Canales, M.; Pérez de la Lastra, J. M.; Kocan, K. M.; Willadsen, P.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal Health Research Reviews, 2007, 8, 1, pp 23-28