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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 ...

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

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...

George, J. E.
Journal of Agricultural Entomology, 1990, 7, 2, pp 119-125