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From 1907 when the fever tick eradication campaign began until 1933, the tick eradication methods of dipping cattle in an acaricide or "pasture vacation" were enormously successful in eradicating southern cattle ticks [Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Canestrini)], until failures began to occur ...

Author(s)
Pound, J. M.; George, J. E.; Kammlah, D. M.; Lohmeyer, K. H.; Davey, R. B.
Publisher
Entomological Society of America, Lanham, USA
Citation
Journal of Economic Entomology, 2010, 103, 2, pp 211-218
Abstract

Before the eradication of Boophilus ticks from the United States, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Canestrini) and Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) annulatus (Say) were important biological vectors of the cattle pathogen Anaplasma marginale Theiler. In the absence of Boophilus ticks, A. marginale...

Author(s)
Scoles, G. A.; Ueti, M. W.; Noh, S. M.; Knowles, D. P.; Palmer, G. H.
Publisher
Entomological Society of America, Lanham, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2007, 44, 3, pp 484-491
Abstract

The cattle ticks B. microplus and B. annulatus have been eradicated from the continental USA, but both species are reintroduced periodically from Mexico into south Texas. B. microplus also occurs on Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. In the Americas, both species of tick occur primarily on...

Author(s)
George, J. E.
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Entomology, 1990, 7, 2, pp 119-125
Abstract

The effort to eradicate babesiosis from the USA by the eradication of Boophilus microplus and B. annulatus from 1 813 000 km2 began in 1906 and with 2 exceptions was completed by 1943. The last pocket of B. microplus in Florida was eliminated in 1960 and the final remnant of the campaign is the...

Author(s)
George, J. E.
Publisher
Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome, Italy
Citation
FAO Animal Production and Health Paper, 1989, No. 75, pp 1-7

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