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Abstract

A survey was carried out in areas of Queensland infested with Boophilus microplus (Can) in 1977-78 to ascertain what methods of tick control were being used by cattle producers and their attitudes to these methods. It was found that during the previous 6 years there has been a large increase in the ...

Author(s)
Elder, J. K.; Dunwell, G. H.; Emmerson, F. R.; Kearnan, J. F.; Waters, K. S.; Knott, S. G.; Morris, R. S.
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 35-39
Abstract

The measures currently used for the control of Boophilus microplus (Can.) on beef and dairy cattle in Queensland are described and discussed on the basis of the literature. These measures are strategic dipping with acaricides, use of resistant cattle and vaccination against tick fever. Because of...

Author(s)
Knott, S. G.
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 39-43
Abstract

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

The aims of the control programme against Boophilus microplus (Can.) in New South Wales are the prevention of introduction of ticks into New South Wales from Queensland, the prevention of the escape of ticks from the tick quarantine area (TQA) to tick-free areas of the state, the control of ticks...

Author(s)
Dickinson, D. A.
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 43-46