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Abstract

The life-cycle, injuriousness to cattle and economic importance of Cochliomyia hominivorax (Coquerel) are outlined, and a brief account is given of the programme in progress in Mexico to eradicate the screwworm from the major part of the country and to establish a new barrier at the Tehuantepec...

Author(s)
Villasenor, M. A.
Publisher
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical., Cali, Colombia
Citation
Workshop on the Ecology and Control of external parasites of economic importance on bovines in Latin America. August 25-30, 1975., 1978, pp 109-113
Abstract

It is estimated that in Mexico, ticks directly or indirectly cause very large livestock losses (including reduced yields of milk, meat and hides) each year. The campaign currently enforced by federal and state legislation to control Boophilus, the vector of Babesia, is reviewed, the topics...

Author(s)
Beltran, L.
Publisher
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical., Cali, Colombia
Citation
Workshop on the Ecology and Control of external parasites of economic importance on bovines in Latin America. August 25-30, 1975., 1978, pp 59-75
Abstract

The history of work in the USA to control Cochliomyia hominivorax (Coquerel) is reviewed with special reference to the eradication programme in the south-eastern states (including Puerto Rico) involving the release of sterile flies and the establishment of a barrier zone along the Mexican border to ...

Author(s)
Williams, D.
Publisher
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical., Cali, Colombia
Citation
Workshop on the Ecology and Control of external parasites of economic importance on bovines in Latin America. August 25-30, 1975., 1978, pp 83-107
Abstract

Knowledge on the ticks of economic importance in Latin America is briefly reviewed, notes being given on the external morphology and world distribution of each. The species listed are Boophilus microplus (Can.), which is the species of greatest economic importance in Latin America where it is...

Author(s)
Luque, G.
Publisher
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical., Cali, Colombia
Citation
Workshop on the Ecology and Control of external parasites of economic importance on bovines in Latin America. August 25-30, 1975., 1978, pp 23-27

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