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Integrated control strategies for Boophilus microplus (Can.) on Zebu X British cattle in southern Queensland are explored using computer modelling. A brief description of the tick population is followed by an investigation of the effectiveness of host resistance as a basis for tick control. Since...

Author(s)
Sutherst, R. W.; Norton, G. A.; Maywald, G. F.
Publisher
Australian Veterinary Association., Artarmon, Australia
Citation
Ticks and tick-borne diseases. Proceedings of a symposium held at the 56th annual conference of the Australian Veterinary Association, Townsville, 14-18 May 1979., 1980, pp 46-51
Abstract

It is concluded from a review of published and unpublished work in Australia that the introduction of tick-resistant Zebu-cross cattle has reduced Boophilus microplus (Can.) from a pest capable of causing a major national disaster in the beef industry to one that poses manageable problems.

Author(s)
Sutherst, R. W.; Maywald, G. F.; Sutherland, I. D.
Publisher
Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, Australia
Citation
Proceedings of the second international synposium on veterinary epidemiology and economics, held at Canberra, Australia, 7-11 May 1979., 1980, pp 408-415
Abstract

An account is given of a deterministic computer model (T3HOST) which models changes in populations of Rhipicephalus appendiculatus induced by ecological factors. All rates of change are predicted from climatic values and density-dependent relationships. The workings of T3HOST are described with...

Author(s)
Floyd, R. B.; Maywald, G. F.; Sutherst, R. W.
Citation
ACIAR Proceedings Series, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, 1987, No. 17, pp 72-75
Abstract

Information is given on the use of the CLIMEX model in the management of ticks (Rhipicephalus appendiculatus, Boophilus microplus and Amblyomma variegatum) and tick-borne diseases in Africa, especially Kenya and Zambia. Its specific use in the analysis of the value of quarantine, the prediction of...

Author(s)
Sutherst, R. W.; Maywald, G. F.
Citation
ACIAR Proceedings Series, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, 1987, No. 17, pp 137-140

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