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Tropical Animal Health and Production

, Volume 12, Issue 4, pp 259–264 | Cite as

Cattle tick identification and seasonal variation in infestation rates in Paraguay

  • James F. Quinlan
  • Carlos A. Scarone
  • José Luis Laneri
Article

Summary

A study of cattle ticks(Ixodoidea) in 2 locations in Paraguay showedBoophilus microplus to be the most prevalent. Seasonal infestation rates were studied over a year as also was the effect of acaricide treatment on weight gain, which proved to be insignificant.

Keywords

Public Health Weight Gain Seasonal Variation Veterinary Medicine Infestation Rate 
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Identification Des Tiques Et Variations Saisonnieres Des Taux D'Infestation Au Paraguay

Résumé

Une étude des tiques (I) Ixodidea du bétail en 2 endroits du Paraguay ont montré queBoophilus microplus était l'espèce dominante. Les taux d'infestation saisonnière ont été étudiés pendant un an ainsi que les effects d'un traitement acaricide sur les gains de poids, qui se sont montrés insignifiants.

Identificacion De Garrapatas Bovinas y Variaciones Estacionales En Tasas De Infestacion En Paraguay

Resumen

Un estudio de garrapatas (Ixodoidea) en dos regiones en Paraguay reveló, que elBoophilus microplus era la más prevalente. Se estudiaron tambien las tasas de infestación estacional durante un año, y el efecto de los acaricidas sobre aumentos de peso, este último insignificante.

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© Longman Group Limited 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • James F. Quinlan
    • 1
  • Carlos A. Scarone
    • 1
  • José Luis Laneri
    • 1
  1. 1.c/o British EmbassyAsuncionParaguay

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