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Abstract

The resistance to B. microplus of 4 herds of cattle with different Bos indicus (zebu) content (Hereford; 3/4 Hereford and 1/4 Brahman; 1/2 Hereford and 1/2 Brahman; and Brahman), grazed at each of 2 locations in the subtropics of Queensland was measured using artificial tick infestations at...

Author(s)
Sutherst, R. W.; Maywald, G. F.; Bourne, A. S.; Sutherland, I. D.; Stegeman, D. A.
Citation
Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 1988, 39, 2, pp 299-308
Abstract

The effect of Boophilus microplus on steers was investigated using three levels of infestation during summer 1980, autumn-winter 1980 and summer 1981. Mean losses in liveweight per engorged female tick during each of the three periods were 0.72, 0.47 and 1.52 g per tick respectively. The 1980...

Author(s)
Sutherst, R. W.; Maywald, G. F.; Kerr, J. D.; Stegeman, D. A.
Citation
Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 1983, 34, 3, pp 317-327
Abstract

The host resistance of Bos taurus (British) and B. indicus X B. taurus (Zebu X British) steers and heifers to cattle tick Boophilus microplus was measured monthly for 2.5 years in south-eastern Queensland. The cattle either grazed native pasture, with or without a supplement of lucerne pellets, or...

Author(s)
Sutherst, R. W.; Kerr, J. D.; Maywald, G. F.; Stegeman, D. A.
Citation
Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 1983, 34, 3, pp 329-339