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Abstract

This textbook, aimed mainly at veterinary students and practising veterinarians, should also be of interest to medical entomologists, parasitologists and those working in related livestock disciplines. It concentrates on the arthropod ectoparasites of most significance in temperate northern Europe...

Author(s)
Wall, R.; Shearer, D.
Publisher
Chapman & Hall Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary entomology: arthropod ectoparasites of veterinary importance., 1997, pp xv + 439 pp.
Abstract

To clarify the risk of pastured livestock for exposure to Ixodes scapularis, the host-seeking activity of nymphs and adult ticks at the woods-pasture interface was estimated on horse farms in Maryland, USA. Parallel linear transects of 100 m length and 1 m width were sampled repeatedly in pastures...

Author(s)
Schimidtmann, E. T.; Carroll, J. F.; Potts, W. J. E.
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 1994, 31, 2, pp 291-296
Abstract

Detailed information is given on the chemical control of arthropod ectoparasites of livestock and domestic animals in the USA. The main pests of cattle (beef and dairy), pigs, horses, sheep, goats, poultry, dogs and cats are listed, including Haematobia irritans, Stomoxys calcitrans, Musca...

Author(s)
Nolan, M. P.; Roberson, E. L.
Publisher
Iowa State University Press, Ames, USA
Citation
Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics., 1988, Ed. 6, pp 969-999
Abstract

A total of 39 arthropod species representing the families Muscidae, Chloropidae, Tabanidae, Simuliidae, Culicidae and Ixodidae was collected from Kentucky horse farms using dry ice-baited canopy traps, light traps, water samples, tick drags, and animal inspections during late April to mid-October...

Author(s)
Burg, J. G.; Powell, D. G.; Knapp, F. W.
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 1991, 28, 5, pp 658-662
Abstract

In this book the technology available to control arthropod pests of livestock is documented, with particular emphasis on that used in the USA and Canada. The book is divided into 22 chapters. Subjects covered include: effects of arthropod pests on livestock production; control of Haematobia...

Author(s)
Drummond, R. O.; George, J. E.; Kunz, S. E.
Publisher
CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, Florida, USA
Citation
Control of arthropod pests of livestock: a review of technology., 1988, pp 245pp.
Abstract

The early history of tick paralysis is summarised, the world distribution of the condition is reviewed with an estimate of the approximate numbers of cases in man, livestock and pet animals and indication of the species of tick responsible in each area, and an account is given of the epidemiology...

Author(s)
Gregson, J. D.
Citation
Monograph, Canada Department of Agriculture, 1973, No. 9, pp 109 pp.
Abstract

There is an inadequate supply of livestock produce, particularly fresh eggs and milk. A few animals were exported (value £19, 866). There were no serious outbreaks of infectious disease.
At the central experimental station livestock developments are anticipated in view of the recommendations of a...

Author(s)
Hutson, L. R.
Citation
Rep. Dep. Agric. Leeward Is, 1945, pp 1-21 pp.
Abstract

A very comprehensive account of the geographical and seasonal distribution and of the host relationships of ticks found in North America. Very useful host lists and maps showing distribution in the U.S.A. are given for each of the most important species from information based on the records and...

Author(s)
Bishopp, F. C.; Trembley, H. L.
Citation
Journal of Parasitology, 1945, 81, pp 1-54
Abstract

The author discusses the pathogenic rôle of ticks in certain diseases of man, giving special attention to relapsing fever, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, tulræmia and verrugo peruviana The paper is divided into 4 parts: -(1) a short account of the biology of ticks especially of the Argasidæ, (2)...

Author(s)
Nuttall, G. H. F.
Citation
Bruxelles-Medical, 1930, 10, pp 1859-1866

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