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Abstract

A seasonal cycle in the expression of resistance to the tick Boophilus microplus (Can.) was found in cattle in central and south-eastern Queensland. This was due to a seasonal fluctuation in the capacity of the cattle to mount an effective immune response and was manifest as a waning of the...

Author(s)
Doube, B. M.; Wharton, R. H.
Citation
Experientia, 1980, 36, 10, pp 1178-1179
Abstract

Some 20 speakers at a one-day workshop on Ixodes holocyclus Neum. in Indooroopilly, Queensland, covered a range of current research on the tick. The size of the tick population in Queensland is probably related to the rainfall in spring and the abundance of bandicoots. The ticks live in gullies...

Author(s)
Bagnall, B. G.; Doube, B. M.
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1975, 51, 3, pp 159-160
Abstract

In further investigations on the numbers of engorged females of Ixodes holocyclus Neum. needed to induce paralysis in calves in Australia [see RAE/B 64, 2121, etc.], adult female ticks were collected from the field near Brisbane and at Tamborine Mountain, Queensland, and at Lismore, New South...

Author(s)
Doube, B. M.; Kemp, D. H.; Bird, P. E.
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1977, 53, 1, pp 39-43
Abstract

At a 1-day workshop at Indooropilly on I. holocyclus about 30 contributors exchanged information on its control and biology. In S.E. Queensland the tick has one generation a year, overwintering as the nymph, with a spring rise of adult females; populations appear to be related to rainfall. In...

Author(s)
Bagnall, B. G.; Doube, B. M.
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1975, 51, No.3, pp 159-160