Larval immersion tests with ivermectin in populations of the cattle tick
Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) from State of Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Alterations in host metabolism by the specific and anorectic effects of the cattle tick
Field studies and cost-effectiveness analysis of vaccination with Gavac[TM] against the cattle tick
The effect of cattle tick
infestation on the growth rate of cattle.
Avermectin resistance of the cattle tick
Boophilus microplus in Brazil.
Although Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus, the tropical/southern cattle tick
, and Rhipicephalus sanguineus, the brown dog tick, are widespread in the Caribbean (24), they have not been implicated as vectors of R.
The privately owned Apache Ranch, located 40 miles north of Laredo near the Rio Grande River, has had frequent cattle tick
infestations," says Pound.
Subsequently, numerous cases have been reported in tourists returning from southern Africa, where the cattle tick
Amblyomma hebraeum is the vector (2,3).
Evidence for role of white-tailed deer (Artiodactyla: Cervidae) in epizootiology of cattle ticks
and southern cattle ticks
(Acari: Ixodidae) in reinfestations along the Texas/Mexico border in South Texas: a review and update.
After fully characterizing the protein in African cattle ticks
, the researchers genetically engineered certain cells to produce it.
Ixodid ticks are much smaller than the common dog and cattle ticks
Biotech Australia has already shown it is at the cutting edge of biotechnology with the development of kits that can test for the presence of Salmonella and Listeria bacteria in food and in the development of the world's first vaccine against cattle ticks
An important factor working against eradication is that some populations of southern cattle ticks
in Mexico have evolved resistance to acaricides, and those resistant strains are spreading into southern Texas.